National Gallery of Ireland

The National Gallery of Ireland on Merrion Square houses over 2,500 paintings and 10,000 other works in different media. Also on permanent display is a renowned collection of Irish paintings. All museums and galleries in Dublin are free of charge – a free visit that cannot be missed!


Monday – Saturday & Public Holidays: 09.30 – 17.30

Thursday: 09.15 – 20.30

Sunday: 11.00 – 17.30

Shutdown of the galleries begins 15 minutes before closing time


60 – 90 minutes approximately.


Entrance is self guided and free of charge (some temporarily exhibitions may have a charge). Groups do need to pre-book, please contact us for details.