National Gallery of Ireland

The National Gallery of Ireland was founded by an Act of Parliament in 1854 and opened to the public in 1864. In addition to the national collection of Irish art, the Gallery houses the national collection of European Old Master paintings.

Location

Merrion Square, Dublin City Centre

History

The National Gallery of Ireland was founded by an Act of Parliament in 1854 and opened to the public in 1864. In addition to the national collection of Irish art, the Gallery houses the national collection of European Old Master paintings. Access for visitors with disabilities to all public areas in the Gallery (lifts to all levels).

Wheelchairs available on request. Tours for visually and hearing impaired visitors may be booked through the Education Department of the Gallery. The Picture Clinic appraises paintings and drawings brought into the gallery by the public. It is held by the curators on the first Thursday of every month (10.00 - 12.00). Assemble in The Shaw Room.

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Details

Opening Times

All Year Thurs 10:00-20:30 All Year Mon - Sat 10:00-17:30 All Year Sun 14:00-17:00 Entry to galleries, shop and restaurant ceases 15 minutes before closing.

Visit Length

1hr 30mins

Admission

No admission fees

Information

Leaflets: Yes Guided Tours: Yes Audio Visual: Yes Exhibition: Yes

Facilities

Restaurant: Yes Car Park: Yes Coach Park: Yes Disabled Access: Yes

Opening Times

All Year Thurs 10:00-20:30 All Year Mon - Sat 10:00-17:30 All Year Sun 14:00-17:00 Entry to galleries, shop and restaurant ceases 15 minutes before closing.

Facilities

Restaurant: Yes Car Park: Yes Coach Park: Yes Disabled Access: Yes

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