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Further Reading on Museum History and Architecture

Find detailed information about the early history of the Museum's collections and buildings.

  • Bantry White, H., 1911, 'History of Science and Art Institutions, Dublin’ Museum Bulletin of the National Museum of Science and Art, 1 (4): 7-34, pls. 5-11
  • Bantry White, H., 1912, History of Science and Art Institutions, Dublin. Second article. Museum Bulletin of the National Museum of Science and Art, 2 (3): 41-44, pls. 6-10
  • Berry, H. F., 1915, A history of the Royal Dublin Society, Longmans, London
  • Bodkin, T., 1949, Report on the arts in Ireland, Stationery Office, Dublin
  • Dunlevy, M., 2002, Dublin Barracks: A brief history of Collins Barracks, Dublin, National Museum of Ireland, Dublin
  • Ireland, A., 1997, National Cultural Institutions Act, 1997, Museum Ireland 7: 42-55
  • Jarrell, R. A., 1983, The Department of Science and Art and the control of Irish science in the nineteenth century. Irish Historical Studies, 23 (92): 330-347
  • MacLochlainn, A., O'Riordan, C. E. and Wallace, P. F., 1977, Science and Art 1877-1977, National Museum of Ireland
  • Meenan, J. and Clarke, D. (eds.), 1981, RDS the Royal Dublin Society 1731-1981. Royal Dublin Society, Dublin
  • Monaghan, N. T., 1992, Geology in the National Museum of Ireland. Geological Curator 5: 275-282
  • Monaghan, N. T., 2000. ‘The National Museum of Ireland.’ In Buttimer, N., Rynne, C. and Guerin, H. (eds) The heritage of Ireland. The Collins Press, Cork: 404-412
  • O'Brien, D., Adams, J. M., McNeill, C. and Bodkin, T., 1927, Report of the Committee of Enquiry into the Working of the National Museum, Unpublished Report, Ministry of Education, Dublin
  • Ó Raifeartaigh, T. (ed.), 1985, The Royal Irish Academy: a bicentennial history 1785-1985, Royal Irish Academy, Dublin
  • O'Riordan, C. E., 1983, The Natural History Museum, Dublin, Stationery Office, Dublin
  • Wallace, P.F. 2002. The museum: origins, collections and buildings. In Wallace, P.F. and Ó Floinn, R. (eds) Treasures of the National Museum of Ireland: Irish Antiquities. Gill and Macmillan, Dublin: 1 - 44