Located in the heart of Dublin City Centre just a 5-minute walk from The Morgan Hotel, lies the beautiful and historic Trinity College, home to the famous Book of Kells. Lasting around 35 minutes, a tour of Trinity College will take you deep inside the 400-year history of the college, its buildings, and all of its traditions.
Founded in 1592 by royal charter, Trinity College ranks 88th in the top 100 world universities. Many notable people have attended the College, including Oscar Wilde, Samuel Beckett, and the former president of Ireland and UNHCR Mary Robinson.
The Book of Kells is a must-see on your Dublin itinerary. The 9th-century book is one of Ireland’s greatest cultural treasures, as well as one of the world’s most famous medieval manuscripts. Ticket prices to the exhibition range from €10 - €28, and are available for purchase online or at the ticket desk within the exhibition.
All guided tours of the college are provided by Authenticity Tours, and tickets can be bought at the Authenticity Tours ticket desk at the front gate. Tickets cannot be purchased in advance for a scheduled tour and the price for tickets ranges depending on the type you are interested in:
A tour of Trinity College without admission to the Old Library and the Book of Kells: €6.00 per person;
A combination ticket, which incorporates discounts on the cost of a guided tour of Trinity College and the admission fee to the Old Library Exhibition and Book Of Kells: €14.00 per person for adults;
Discounted prices for Senior Citizens, University Students, and large groups are also offered.
With The Morgan Hotel as your base, a visit to Trinity College Dublin couldn’t be more convenient.