Direct access to the Archive’s contents is provided only in the Archive’s reading room in 45 Merrion Square.

The reading room is open to the public from 10am to 5pm, Tuesdays to Fridays.

Access on Mondays can be arranged by appointment (e-mail or phone +353 1 6633040 to make a booking).

All legitimate researchers are welcome. There are no admittance charges but access is at the discretion of the Archive staff, and all readers are required to register before they can use the reading room.

Members of staff are always on hand to assist readers and provide direction in identifying relevant material.

Prior to any visit, you should read the Rules and Regulations governing access and use of material held by the Archive.




by Colum O'Riordan

New exhibition

House and Home: residential projects from the collections of the Irish Architectural Archive Featuring over forty original architectural drawings, as well as publications, models and photographs, for residential projects in Ireland, House and Home marks the fortieth anniversary of the Archive. An important criterion for the selection of these projects was that they should include at least one item … Read more

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