Hugh Lane Gallery

Address: Charlemont House, Parnell Square North, Dublin 1

The Hugh Lane Gallery is the oldest gallery of modern and contemporary art in Dublin. The original collection was donated by Sir Hugh Lane in 1908 to the city of Dublin and the collection has grown ever since. The Hugh Lane Gallery exhibits great collections of paintings, sculptures and drawings of modern art, including the first impressionist paintings in any public collection across Britain and Ireland. The Gallery also acquired Francis Bacon’s studio and archive.

Opening Times

Admission to the Hugh Lane Gallery is free.

Tuesday – Thursday 09.45 – 18.00

Friday 09.45 – 17.00

Saturday 10.00 – 17.00

Sunday 11.00 – 17.00

Closed Mondays.


60 – 90 minutes approximately.


All museums in Dublin are free of charge – so there is no excuse not to include them in your group’s itinerary!