Wow, I really enjoyed viewing the book of kels and the library. I am quite a book worm so for me it was heaven. I especially liked the statues placed at the end of each isle. It was such an experience. I took a guided...More
About The Book of Kells and the Old Library Exhibition
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We did buy tickets online to avoid the lines, but the display was very disappointing with very little to see of the book of Kells itself. Many of the items on display were photocopies of the book and not the original. The room is also...More
Our experience was enhanced by having prepaid tickets and it being November, therefore avoiding the busiest period. Make sure to take in the whole exhibiti as the book itself has been damaged and is faded by time and can seem anti climatic. The exhibition demonstrates...More
I admit that I wasn't looking forward to the Book of Kells as much as I was to the Long Library at the end of the exhibit, but as it turns out, both my husband and I loved it. BUT, we were amazed at the...More
I really enjoyed my visit to this place as it was interesting to get to know about the Book of Kells (as I did not know about it before) and the Old Library was a very nice surprise. The library also had sections to educate...More
Fantastic glimpse of literary, artistic, and national history; stunning library. Highly recommend! Book in advance online to skip the queue, and add on a walking tour of the campus after.
The Old Library was spectacular. I am a book lover and was nearly moved to tears walking around the Old Library with all the manuscripts that are hundreds of years old. Highly recommend the Book of Kells, the Old Library and TCD!