Opening hours

A view of the Merrion Square entrance. © National Gallery of Ireland.
© National Gallery of Ireland. Photographer: Jack Caffrey, The Pimlico Project, 2017.Credit

Visitor notice: Following Government advice, the Gallery is temporarily closed until further notice.

You can contact us at [email protected] for general queries, or at [email protected] for queries about our Mondrian exhibition.

The online Gallery Shop remains open.


General Gallery opening hours

Monday: 11am – 5.15pm
Tuesday to Saturday: 9.45am – 5.30pm 
Sunday: 11.30am – 5.15pm


Gallery Shop opening hours

Monday: 11am – 5.15pm
Tuesday to Friday: 9.45am – 7.45pm 
Saturday: 9.45am – 5.15pm 
Sunday: 11.30am – 5.15pm

From 5.15pm on Tuesdays to Fridays, enter the Gallery via the Clare Street entrance only.


Pop-up Café opening hours 

Monday - Friday: 11am – 3pm


Please note

The Gallery is closed 24–26 December, inclusive, and Good Friday.

Opening hours are subject to change, and entry to the galleries ceases 15 minutes before the Gallery closes. 

Admission to the permanent collection is free. Some temporary exhibitions carry a charge. Exhibitions are free for members.

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