Medieval Trust

The Medieval Trust is the not for profit parent company of Dublinia. The principal objectives of the trust are research, education and the dissemination of information on Dublin City’s archaeology, Viking and Medieval history.

The Medieval Trust purchased the 1870 landmark Victorian gothic building adjoining Christ Church Cathedral in 1991. The building was built in 1870 on the site of the medieval parish church of St. Michael.  While St. Michael’s church was demolished in 1870, its medieval stone built tower (c.1670) was retained and still stands today. The Medieval Trust undertook a significant restoration programme and established a heritage and learning centre (Dublinia) in 1993. The Medieval Trust has a continuous upgrade and improvement programme for the landmark building and the Dublinia exhibition and is committed to insuring and protecting them in the long term for the nation.