Museums & Archive

Museums & Archive Content

Collections of diverse objects such as books, coins, vintage cars, boats and farm machinery provide a link with our past. The preservation of such collections is an important part our Museums and Archive work.

Our Initiatives

The Heritage Council is involved in many initiatives to protect, preserve and enhance our heritage. In this section you will find information about our initiatives related to Museums & Archive.

Museums Standards Programme for Ireland
This important initiative, with participants from a wide range of Irish collecting institutions, sets out to raise standards of care across Irish museums and galleries.

Conservation Internship Programme
The Heritage Council's annual Conservation Internship Programme is run in partnership with the Chester Beatty Library; the National Gallery of Ireland; the National Library of Ireland (NLI); and the Old Library, Trinity College Dublin (TCD).