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The Book of Kells Exhibition

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Trinity College Dublin
College Street
Dublin
PO Code: Dublin 2
Republic of Ireland

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The Book of Kells is the centrepiece of an exhibition which attracts over 500,000 visitors to Trinity College in Dublin City each year. It is Ireland’s greatest cultural treasure and the world’s most famous medieval manuscript.

Written around the year 800 AD, the Book of Kells contains a richly decorated copy of the four gospels in a Latin text. Originally a single volume, it was rebound in four volumes in 1953 for conservation reasons. On display in Trinity since the 19th century, two volumes are normally on display, one opened at a major decorated page, the other at a text opening. It is accompanied by two pocket gospels.

The Exhibition is open 7 days a week.

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Adult €10/13 | Student/OAP €10 | Family (2+2) €26 | Child U-12 free

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