Further Education and Third Level

Explore the collections for your research...

Whether you are studying History, Art & Design, Heritage Studies or a related discipline, Collins Barracks is full of objects, which can bring your research to life.

Gallery Tours

“It really is a treasure house with something to appeal to all ages”

Lecturer in History, National University of Ireland, Maynooth


  • Specialised tours can usually be facilitated - contact us for more information or to make a booking.
  • We can facilitate internships and work experience at Third Level - contact us is you are interested in enquiring about a placement.


  • For postgraduates interested in viewing artefacts from our reserve collection, contact the Arts and Industrial Duty Officer to arrange an appointment.


  • If you would like to examine a particular object, or view our paper archive, please see information on Research Services.
  • Search for an artefect using our Artefact Search
  • Find out more about how the Museum undertakes Conservation by joining the monthly tour
  • You may also be interested in the specialist Saturday Gallery Talks, which are held on the second Saturday every month in the Museum. A full listing of these talks can be found in Calendar of Events.

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