The National Photographic Archive houses the photographic collections of the National Library of Ireland (5.2 million photographs). There is a reading room and a gallery which showcases a programme of regularly changing exhibitions. Over 20,000 glass plate negatives (1870-1954) have been digitised and are viewable online.
People & Places: Ireland in 19th & 20th Centuries, is the current exhibition.
There are several online exhibitions, and most of the archive is available to view online at catalogue.nli.ie.
Open 7 days: 10am – 4pm
The reading room in the NPA is open to researchers, by prior appointment only.