National Library of Ireland - Open House Dublin 2023
Building Tour

National Library of Ireland

Thomas Dean
Kildare Street, Dublin 2
Tour Dates & Times
  • Saturday 15 October:
  • 1pm – 4.30pm (last admission 4pm)
Street view of National Library, a Victorian palladiam style building. Interior image of the Reading Room with wooden desks and chairs and round ceiling

The library’s Reading Room will be open for visitors from 1pm – 4.30pm on Saturday 15 October as part of Open House Dublin. View the Lego model of the library building and take in the Yeats exhibition which explores the life and work of William Butler Yeats.

Drop-in tour. No booking required.

Accessibility Information

Wheelchair access to the main Library building is at the main entrance on Kildare Street, via a ramp. On entry to the Front Hall, wheelchair users have access to both the Main Reading Room and the Microfilm Reading Room on the first floor via the lift. The exhibition area on the lower ground floor can also be reached via the lift which is located to the right of the Front Hall. An accessible workstation where family history can be provided is currently located off the Main Reading Room.

There is an accessible restroom located on the ground floor at the back of the Front Hall.

Assistance Dogs welcome

Photography Credit
© Mark Steadman




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