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Hugh Lane Art Gallery

  • Hugh Lane Art Gallery
  • Hugh Lane Art Gallery
  • Hugh Lane Art Gallery

Dublin Pass Benefits: Free entry to Hugh Lane Art Gallery plus Dublin Pass visitors receive a free Harry Clark The Eve of St. Agnes book 
Normal Book Price: €8.00

The Hugh Lane Art Gallery is the perfect day out for all the family, it's a hub of creativity. Whether you want to casually browse the current exhibitions, get stuck into a workshop, delve a little deeper by taking part in a guided tour or maybe you're going solely for the renowned Francis Bacon's studio, there are plenty of things to see and do

Enjoy a complimentary Harry Clarke The Eve of St. Agnes book with your Dublin Pass.


  • Francis Bacon Studio
  • Art Collections
  • Public Tours
  • Children's Workshops
  • Sunday Concerts


Did you know:

- The Hugh Lane Art Gallery's history is centred around the vision or Sir Hugh Lane himself.

- The gallery aquired Francis Bacon's studio and archive, attracting keen enthusiasts of his work, artists and historians from around the world to view the unique attraction.

- Hugh Lane Gallery opened its doors on the 20th January 1908 and was thought to be one of the first galleries of modern art in the world

- One hundred slashed and destroyed canvases were originally found in Bacon's studio, you can view these in the gallery today

Things to see:

Francis Bacon Studio and Books

Bacons studio was transported from it's London location to Dublin, with all of its contents entered into a database, including an image and factual account of every object. From books and catalogues to slashed canvases, artisits materials, drawings, photographs and the list goes on. The team even reconstructed the studio so it mirrors how Bacon left it in London. This is the galleries most popular attraction when visiting, with visiters coming world wide. It's not one to be missed.

Events and Collections

When visiting the gallery you have a broad range of different collections to view depending on preference


There are a number or forthcoming exhibitions that are held, from Niamh McCann, Rachel Maclean and Amanda Dunsmore. All exhibitions run for roughly three to four months. So head on over to the website so you can plan your trip


Come and experience The Sundays @ Noon Concert Series that takes place every Sunday in the stunning Sculpture Gallery. Since the first ever concert that took place in 1975, it is still successful and attracts a large number of visitors. It presents the best of Irish and international music and musicians. It normally runs from Septemeber to June.


If you're visiting with your family and you want your little ones to get involved, there is a childrens workshop where they can participate in activities. Its a great learning opportunity and they get truly stuck in to creating their own inspired masterpieces

How to get there:

Buses: 7, 11, 13, 16, 38, 40, 46A, 123 routes pass close to the Gallery on O’Connell Street / Parnell Square

Train: The Gallery is approximately 15 minutes from Connolly Station & Tara Street Station

Tram: LUAS Red Line: Abbey Street LUAS Green Line (tram): Parnell (southbound) or O'Connell Upper (northbound)


Monday Closed
Tuesday 09.45 - 18.00
Wednesday 09.45 - 18.00
Thursday 09.45 - 18.00
Friday 09.45 - 17.00
Saturday 10.00 - 17.00
Sunday 11.00 - 17.00
Last Admission: 10 Minutes before Closing

Closed: 24 - 27 December, Good Friday, Bank Holidays

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Charlemont House, Parnell Square N, Rotunda, Dublin 1, D01 F2X9, Ireland


+353 1 222 5550

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