I've been to see the Book of Kells a number of times. What a fantastic experience to be able to look at such a beautiful piece of history.
About The Book of Kells and the Old Library Exhibition
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This was such a moving experience to see the Book of Kells. It was so special, I cried. If in Dublin, do not miss this and go early, as it gets busy very quickly. We got our tickets from the kiosk just inside. The long...More
Interesting to learn about the heritage, but its a pretty quick tour by yourself. Maybe 30-4 minutes max. Amazing how old they are and how the books were assembled, how the colors were created from plants, etc. Good for a first time visit, and on...More
Buy your tickets in advance and no waiting in line. Manuscript is beautiful. Great information about it on the walls with lovely pictures. The long library is also an amazing site not to be missed. Enjoy.
Although this place was not horrible, I think I was expecting more since everyone goes on and on how its a must see and not to be missed. I ended up being a bit let down because its very dark and you can't see the...More
They have 2 books on display, which they rotate through. One of text and one with illustrations. There's info in the room before which provides background knowledge of the Book of Kells. The Old Library is also beautiful and makes for some lovely photos. No...More
Astounding library. Being so close to works dating back to the 9th century! I can't even find the words. Worth every penny of the entrance fee and then some. Just go!