RCPI Heritage Centre
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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.
Help us preserve the history of RCPI
We invite you to sponsor the restoration of some of the most fragile and unique items in our collections.
Discover the story of the foundation of the College in our new online exhibition
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.
View a timeline of our history
Discover the fascinating history of RCPI, dating back to 1654