The Library is now open to welcome visitors from Tuesday to Saturday, 10.30 to 4.30.
Come and enjoy the Library, explore our current exhibition of early books about China, and discover our hidden courtyard garden.


Marsh's Library takes the health of visitors and staff very seriously, so we have a range of HSE-mandated measures in place to keep everyone safe.

Days of Opening: Tuesday to Saturday. We are closed on Sundays and Mondays.

Hours of Opening: 10.30 am–4.30 pm Tuesday to Saturday.


Marsh's Library, St Patrick's Close, Dublin D08FK79

Our visitors say:
"A hidden gem in Dublin"
"Una visita emozionante"

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