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:

On Friday 27 May 2022, the Gallery's Merrion Square entrance, Dargan Wing and Milltown Wing will be closed from 12pm. Please use our Clare Street entrance instead that day.

Gallery opening hours

Monday: 11am – 5.30pm
Tuesday and Wednesday: 9.15am – 5.30pm 
Thursday: 9.15am – 8.30pm
Friday and Saturday: 9.15am – 5.30pm 
Sunday: 11am – 5.30pm

The Gallery, including temporary exhibitions, begins to close at 4.50pm daily (7.50pm on Thursdays), starting with the upper floors.

Gallery Shop opening hours

Monday: 11am – 5.15pm
Tuesday and Wednesday: 9.15am – 5.15pm 
Thursday: 9.15am – 8pm
Friday and Saturday: 9.15am – 5.15pm 
Sunday: 11am – 5.15pm

Gallery Café opening hours

Monday: 11am – 5pm
Tuesday and Wednesday: 9.30am – 5pm
Thursday: 9.30am – 8pm
Friday and Saturday: 9.30am – 5pm
Sunday: 11am – 5pm

 

Notes on opening hours

  • 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. 
  • The Gallery, including temporary exhibitions, begins to close at 4.50pm daily (7.50pm on Thursdays), starting with the upper floors.
  • Admission to the permanent collection is free. Some temporary exhibitions carry a charge. Exhibitions are free for members.

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