Situated in the heart of Dublin City Centre, the Chester Beatty Library opens a window on the artistic treasures of the great cultures and religions of the world. It is renowned as one of the best museums in Europe.
Set in Dublin's Temple Bar, the Contemporary Music Centre is Ireland's national archive and resource centre for new music. It includes a library and sound archive, as well as online reference services.
The James Joyce Centre is housed in an 18th-century Georgian townhouse in Dublin City. It aims to foster an appreciation of Joyce through exhibitions, education, outreach and activities.
Dating back to 1592, Trinity College Library is not only historic but is also the largest library in Ireland. Set on the college campus in Dublin city centre, the library is home to 5 million printed volumes as well as the Book of Kells.
The National Library of Ireland situated in Dublin City is home to more than 8 million items. It hosts an award-winning exhibition about W.B. Yeats as well as children’s exhibitions. Free guided tours are offered.