The Book of Kells
Book of Kells Tickets
Book of Kells
& Campus Tour
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Funding The Future
Proceeds from your visit are invested back into Trinity College Dublin.
Every visit counts. Revenue from your visit is invested back into Trinity College Dublin to support the academic mission of the University and fund development projects and conservation programmes.
Conserving the Old Library for future generations
The Old Library’s precious collections, spanning millennia, have been in our care for over 400 years. The Library now faces conservation challenges with pollution and dust accumulation taking their toll, and an urgent need to improve fire protection and environmental controls.
Book of Kells Opening Hours
April – September
October – March
Top 10 most asked questions about the Book of Kells & Old Library
Extraordinary journeys of the Book of Kells
The Long Room as a working library
Blue pigments in The Book of Kells
The Old Library Redevelopment Project
Susie Bioletti on decanting of the Old Library
Host your event in the breath-taking Long Room, one of the world’s most beautiful libraries. Perfect for evening receptions, every corner of the 65 metre long, vaulted library chamber is steeped in heritage.
A unique range of Irish designed gifts and accessories inspired by the Book of Kells and Trinity’s 18th century Old Library. Revenue from sales directly supports the preservation of the Book of Kells and the Old Library’s precious collections.