A young child on a free family friendly tour in the Millennium Wing. © National Gallery of Ireland
© National Gallery of IrelandCredit


The National Gallery of Ireland is committed to providing a fully accessible experience for all visitors. Recent refurbishment of the historic wings has enhanced accessibility at the Gallery. 

  • There are disabled parking spaces located outside the Merrion Square entrance to the Gallery. 
  • The entrances at Clare Street and Merrion Square are fully accessible. 
  • All galleries and facilities are wheelchair and buggy accessible.
  • Wheelchairs are available for use in the Gallery free of charge. 
  • Carers go free to all paid exhibitions.
  • Carers go free to all paid National Gallery of Ireland education events.
  • Bathroom facilities are available for visitors with impaired mobility. There is a changing facility located at Merrion Square.
  • Visitors with guide and assistance dogs are welcome in the Gallery.
  • Tours for people who are blind or partially sighted are available. For more information contact [email protected] or telephone + 353 1 663 3506.
  • Tours for people who are deaf or hard of hearing are available. For more information, contact [email protected] or telephone + 353 1 663 3506.
  • There are large-text booklets available to borrow in the gallery spaces.
  • Free audioguides are available to borrow from the information desks.
  • The lecture theatre and shop are fitted with a loop system.  
  • The Gallery is committed to ensuring that all learning programmes and courses are accessible and tailored to the needs of each individual. 

Accessible maps are available at the information desks, or can be downloaded here.

Download our accessibility statement here.

Our Access Officers are Síle Boylan and Caomhán Mac Con Iomaire.

For any queries relating to accessibility in the National Gallery of Ireland please email Síle and Caomhán at [email protected]