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The Book of Kells

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Trinity College Dublin, College Street, Dublin,
T: +353(0)18962320
E: bookofkells@tcd.ie

Tucked away in the magical Old Library of Trinity College Dublin sits The Book of Kells, one of Ireland’s most prized possessions just waiting to be discovered.

The Book of Kells, a precious 9th century manuscript, is an exquisite combination of ornate Latin text and intricate illuminations.

Discover how the world’s most famous medieval manuscript was made and about the rich symbolism behind it. You’ll also gain access to the Long Room, one of the world’s most beautiful libraries and home to 200,000 of Trinity College’s most ancient texts.

A visit to Trinity is a journey through some of Ireland’s most iconic cultural heritage.

The Exhibition and gift shop are open seven days a week. Online booking is recommended.