Literary Ireland

Garda Síochána Museum Archives

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The Records Tower, Dublin Castle, Dublin City Centre, Dublin, Republic of Ireland
T: +353(0)16669998

Found at Dublin Castle in Dublin City Centre, the Garda Síochána Museum Archives provides information about the history of the policing in Ireland and a number of police-related publications.

The Garda Museum and Archives are located at the Record Tower in Dublin Castle. Here, visitors will find an interesting exhibition covering the history of the Garda Síochána and indeed information concerning policing in Ireland prior to 1922. The museum is staffed by one Inspector, one Sergeant and two civilian personnel.

Persons carrying out police-related research can be facilitated at the Museum and Archives. Among the museum artefacts are photographs and documents outlining the history and development of policing in Ireland in the 19th and 20th centuries. The library contains a number of very interesting police-related publications.