RCPI Heritage Centre 

As Ireland’s only accredited medical museum, we preserve, protect and promote historic collections relating to the history of medicine and medical education in Ireland. You can find out about the work of the Heritage Centre, our collections and our online and in person events on our website 

Access the RCPI Heritage Centre Website (heritage.rcpi.ie) 


Family History Research 

Is there a doctor in your family tree? Did one of your ancestors’ study or practice medicine in Ireland? If so, we may be able to help you find out more about them and their medical career. 

Find out how to start your search (https://heritage.rcpi.ie/Collections/Family-History-Research ) 


Research with us 

Our collections are open to researchers by appointment Monday to Friday from 10am to 1pm and 2pm to 4pm. 

Email us to make an appointment (heritagecentre@rcpi.ie) 

You can find out what we have by searching out Library Catalogue (https://rcpi.interleaf.ie/) and our archive and object catalogue (https://calmview.co.uk/rcpi/CalmView/)