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Art and Industrial Division Research Services

Find out about the range of research services offered by the Museum's Art & Industry Division.

Rules Of Admission

Applicants are asked to give reasonable notice to use the research facilities of the Art & Industry division. Applications are to be made in writing on the official form and addressed to The Keeper, Art & Industry Division, National Museum of Ireland, Benburb Street, Dublin 7.

Appointments should be arranged through the relevant Curator. Researchers will be assigned a block of time within which to complete their work. Applications for additional time should be made through the Curator.

The hours of attendance are: Monday - Friday 10:00 – 12:30 and 14:00 – 16.45.

Researchers will gain access to the research area, “morning and afternoon” through the Curator, whom they should contact through the attendant staff at reception.

Researchers must sign an attendance book each day.

Examination of Objects

Researchers are expected to have carried out some preliminary research and to have compiled their own list in relation to artefacts they wish to access. Curators can help with information on the collections in advance of a research visit.  Lists of objects to be retrieved from the division’s stores must be accompanied by the object registration numbers.

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