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Dublin City Gallery The Hugh Lane

Parnell Square North | Charlemont House, Dublin D01 F2X9, Ireland
+353 1 222 5550
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Dublin City Gallery The Hugh Lane is the oldest Gallery of Modern and Contemporary Art. Visit the Gallery to see our great collections of paintings, sculpture, drawings and Francis Bacon's studio. Opening Hours Tuesday to Thursday 10.00am- 6.00pm Friday & Saturday 10.00am-5.00pm Sunday 11.00am-5.00pm Closed Mondays ADMISSION TO THE GALLERY AND EXHIBITIONS IS FREE See gallery website for current exhibitions and events.
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Parnell Square North | Charlemont House, Dublin D01 F2X9, Ireland
+353 1 222 5550
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Staff were quite rude and not helpful at all. It's on the hop-on hop-off stops so if this is your thing you should go there. We thought there were better galleries.

Thank Jacky_Humphries
Reviewed 1 week ago

Do you like impressionist to modern art? Are you tired of pubs, Guiness and whiskey lore? This little museum on the North Side is a lovely respite and more genuine than the Grafton Street scene. The collection is small so not overwhelming, Irish in scope...More

Thank Deb4707
Reviewed 1 week ago

The gallery has a few nice impressionist pieces, and a number of excellent works by Jack Yeats and other Irish painters. The building is quite beautiful inside. Don't miss the Remembrance Park across the street...

Thank Paul H
Reviewed 1 week ago

An imposing historical building and modern extension house an interesting collection of modern and other art. At the time of our visit there was an exhibition of the contemporary artist, Anne Madden, which goes on until 7 September 2017. Most of her works are large...More

Thank Matsudana
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Dublin City Gallery (aka Hugh Lane Gallery) houses several rooms of art ranging from classical to contemporary, as well as Francis Bacon's preserved English studio alongside interview footage about his methods (messiness was his muse!). Small as the collection may be, it's an opportunity...More

Thank JSinDC
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We wound up the afternoon at the Dublin City Gallery, known as the Hugh Lane in honor of one of its major donor and housed in a handsome columned Georgian building with its rotunda devoted to a sculpture hall. I especially liked a spherical modern...More

Thank Sandy S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Dublin's city centre has the majority of its museums and galleries on the south side of the river. Not only does the Hugh Lane boast an inimitable collection of diverse art, its north side location compliments the colourful city centre and the way in which...More

Thank Sorcha K
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This small gallery has a wonderful variety of many modern artists. It's centrally located on north Parnell Square. A cautionary note: they're closed on Fridays and don't open until 10 daily.

Thank Teresa742
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The Hugh Lane Gallery is a really nice place. I didn't enjoy everything because I am not really into very modern things but I just skipped the unwanted pieces of "art" :) Entrance is free and staff is lovely

Thank Marie T
Reviewed 20 May 2017 via mobile

Everything has changed since I visited last and some work is on going. It's the most tranquil space, so open and inviting. There is a lovely cafe in the basement and book shop near the reception when you have had your fill of art. Everything...More

Thank Ann Marie D
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It this down town
23 May 2017|
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Response from Stephen R | Reviewed this property |
That is correct - top end of O'Connell St
Is this gallery right down town and what hotel is close
23 May 2017|
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Response from Adrian P | Reviewed this property |
It's close to the north end of O'Connell Street and on many of the tour bus routes. There are lots of hotels in this district, it's prime tourist territory
Tempe J
I need a room with two twin beds. Does your standard double provide that possibility?
3 January 2015|
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Response from FlyMeToRio | Reviewed this property |
The Hugh Lane gallery is a museum - though, I have stayed at the Maldron on Cardiff Lane (city center, east of Trinity College), and they offer rooms with two full / queen beds easily. In fact, I've found this is more... More