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Your Visit

Opening Hours

The IAF building is not currently open to the public except for scheduled events.


The Irish Architecture Foundation is wheelchair accessible. We have a portable wheelchair ramp for our front steps, a wheelchair accessible lift and wheelchair accessible toilet on site.

Where possible, please let us know in advance of your visit to the IAF so that our staff can have our wheelchair ramp set up for your needs.

You can contact us by emailing info@architecturefoundation.ie 


Getting Here

Irish Architecture Foundation’s HQ is located centrally in Dublin’s city centre overlooking the river liffey along the North Quays (see map below).


On foot: IAF is less than 15 minutes on foot from St Stephen’s Green, Grafton Street and Trinity College. We are also just 1 minute walk from the Ha’penny Bridge

By DART Commuter Rail: Tara Street  DART station is less than 10 minutes from IAF. Dublin Connolly Station is less than 15 minutes from IAF.

By LUAS light rail: If travelling via the LUAS Green Line, alight at O’Connell GPO. IAF is less than 5 minutes walk from here. If travelling via the Red Line, alight at Jervis which is 5 minutes walk from IAF.

By bus: Dublin Bus provides service to nearby bus stops. Bus routes that pass near IAF include the following: 253739,  83  145, 151 (Bachelors Walk), 16,41140 and 155 (O’Connell St. Upper), 4 (O’Connell Bridge),  11, 46A, (Westmoreland St.), 66 (Wellington Quay), 145 (Aston Quay) 783 (Airport to Tara St.)

By dublinbikes: dublinbikes is a public bicycle rental scheme which has operated in the city of Dublin since 2009. There are 3 dublinbikes stations near the IAF, located at O’Connell Street, Ormond Quay Upper, and at Jervis Street.

By car: There is no car parking at IAF. The nearest car park is Jervis Shopping Centre Car Park.

Bicycle parking: The nearest bicycle parking rack is at the entrance to Arnotts on  Liffey Street.

15 Bachelors Walk
Dublin 1
D01 EA02