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.

For more see the Reading Room Rules and Regulations.




by Colum O'Riordan

Christmas access to the IAA

The Irish Architectural Archive reading room will close at 12 noon on Tuesday 23 December 2014. The reading room will reopen at 10 am on Friday 2 January 2015. Otherwise normal hours apply: 10 am to 5 pm, Tuesdays to Fridays.