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Great to see the book of Kells dating back to the ninth century. We didnt have to wait more than a few minutes to see it. Interesting college to see dating back to the 1590's with so many old books in the library. Fantastic experience.
Trinity College has much more these two exhibitions however without a doubt these 2 are the highlights of the visitors area. The Book of Kells is without a doubt a-must see for the people who are religious and also quite interesting to witness how the...More
A really immersive experience of early Irish christian faith. The library was really something extra, really something unique.
Something that really gave me a surprise was that my workplace was mentioned in Dublins medical history, Sahlgrenska University hospital(tuberculosis diagnostics). A real wow factor.
Even if you are not religious, the history of the Book of Kells is worth the admission. After viewing the Book of Kells exhibits, you go upstairs to view the Great Hall Library. Well worth visiting. There is also a gift store.
Well you just have to, don’t you ! You but the ticket, get in line, wait your turn and look in amazement at the very small and dimly lit book behind the glass as you file past the case. It is very beautiful. But the...More
I have always been a fan of illuminations and this exhibit is first rate. The first portion is a display about different pages and details about the texts. It is well done and very interesting. To see the actual books, you go into the next...More
Visited this exhibition which was located in Trinity College. Was somewhat interesting. They exhibits were laid out in a very organized manner.
Visited in February, so there weren't many tours ongoing.
Didn't really check out the library
I was more interested in the library myself as it was so crowded even at opening time to be able to read all of the displays(without waiting 10 min for people to clear). Lots of tours taking up entire sections. The library was more calm...More
The room where the book is stored is low light in order to preserve the book. No pictures are allowed there. The long room allows pictures, but in some cases they may ask you not to use a flash - again to protect the... More
The room where the book is stored is low light in order to preserve the book. No pictures are allowed there. The long room allows pictures, but in some cases they may ask you not to use a flash - again to protect the materials from deterioration.