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RCPI Heritage Centre
Make an appointment to visit us and explore our collections
Online and onsite
Our exhibitions use the Heritage Centre's archive, museum and rare books collections to tell the story of medicine and medical education in Ireland.
Can you help us build an archive of healthcare workers' experiences of the pandemic?
A unique archive
Collecting fascinating material from the history of medicine in Ireland.
A priceless resource
A unique historical library of over 20,000 volumes, dating from the 16th century.
From stethoscopes to Napoleon's toothbrush
Curating historical items, medical instruments and materia medica specimens.
Can you enrich the history of medicine?
We welcome donations of all types, from library and archive material, to medical instruments.
Is there a Doctor in your family?
Trace your medical ancestors with our commissioned family history research service.
The Revolutionary Diaries of Dr Kathleen Lynn
Explore the revolutionary diaries of Dr Kathleen Lynn, Chief Medical Officer for the Irish Citizens Army in 1916.
Find out about our ongoing project to chronicle the lives and works of RCPI's Presidents
RCPI merchandise now available
Browse our new range of gifts, books, accessories and memorabilia showcasing the best of Irish design
Heritage Centre Blog
Visit our blog to keep up to date on Heritage Centre news and events