RCPI Heritage Centre
Make an appointment to visit us and explore our collections
Online and onsite
Our exhibitions use the Heritage Centre's 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
Our unique collection of archives on the history of medicine in Ireland
A priceless resource
Our medical library of over 20,000 volumes, dating from the 16th century to 1950
From stethoscopes to Napoleon's toothbrush
Our eclectic collection of historical curiosities, 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 tree?
Discover how we can help you Trace your Irish medical ancestors
A useful resource
A library of webcasts from our History of Medicine Lectures and the Kirkpatrick History of Medicine Award.
A chronicle of the 1916 Rising
Explore the revolutionary diaries of Dr Kathleen Lynn, Chief Medical Officer for the Irish Citizens Army in 1916
Sharing biographies the Presidents of RCPI since our foundation in 1654
Browse our new range of gifts and merchandise
Browse our new range of gifts, books, accessories and memorabilia showcasing the best of Irish design
News and updates
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