Preserving, protecting and promoting RCPI's historic collections
We preserve, protect and promote RCPI’s historic collections relating to the history of medicine and medical education in Ireland.
We work to
In July 2018 we received full accreditation under the Museum Standards Programme for Ireland. This award recognises our dedication to caring for our collections to the highest standards, and in line with best practice nationally. Happily, our accreditation was revalidated in 2022.
To carry out research, visit our exhibitions or tour our building
Contact the Heritage Centre or the event hire team
Who is who in the Heritage Centre team
We welcome donations of all types from archival material to medical instruements
A historical medical organisation
6 Kildare Street has been home to the College since 1864
Visit our online shop for a range of history of medicine books and Irish-made gifts inspired by our collections