The Maritime Institute of Ireland’s library
If you have a query concerning our collection of books and archival material or wish to conduct research in this unique maritime library, please email firstname.lastname@example.org
The Museum Library is only open on Tuesdays (11.00 to 17.00). and is by appointment only.
The Maritime Institute of Ireland’s library of rare maritime books covers the period from the mid-1700’s to the twenty-first century.
Prime examples include Lloyd’s Register of British & Foreign Shipping 1842 – 2011 which contain details of many Irish ships, captains and owners as well as significant collections of 18th and 19th century Naval Chronicles from the golden age of the Royal Navy under sail.
Mercantile Navy Lists and Lloyd’s Register of Yachts plus many other titles of interest to maritime researchers.
Much of the archival source material requires cataloguing and in some instances conversion to digital format before making it available to researchers.
If you have a query concerning our collection of books and archival material or wish to conduct research in this unique library maritime, please email email@example.com
Model Railway Exhibition
We have a fantastic model railway exhibition. It is based on an Irish docks scene with (naturally) CIE locomotives,
The Prisoners’ Dock
It will give you a first-hand impression of the Museum as it used to be, a church of worship, a Mariners Church
The Baily Optic
Come and view the actual optic as depicted by James Joyce in ‘Ulysses’ (and weighing in at almost 10 tonnes!)
We have created a radio room complete with vintage Marconi radio stations. Come in and send a message in Morse Code
The Titanic Artefact
A great story of how we have (seemingly) an artefact from the RMS Titanic. Plenty of twists and turns..
Captain Halpin Exhibition
The Halpin exhibition has three strands, the man himself and his uniform, the ship he commanded.
In memory of those who lost their lives in Irelands greatest maritime disaster