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Dublin City Gallery The Hugh Lane

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Address: Charlemont House | Parnell Square North, Dublin D01 F2X9, Ireland
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+353 1 222 5550
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09:45 - 17:00
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Sun 11:00 - 17:00
Tue - Thu 09:45 - 18:00
Fri 09:45 - 17:00
Sat 10:00 - 17:00
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Dublin City Gallery The Hugh Lane is the oldest Gallery of Modern and...

Dublin City Gallery The Hugh Lane is the oldest Gallery of Modern and Contemporary Art. Visit the Gallery to see our great collections of paintings, sculpture, drawings and Francis Bacon's studio. Opening Hours Tuesday to Thursday 10.00am- 6.00pm Friday & Saturday 10.00am-5.00pm Sunday 11.00am-5.00pm Closed Mondays ADMISSION TO THE GALLERY AND EXHIBITIONS IS FREE See gallery website for current exhibitions and events.

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Francis Bacon Studio was Great

As far as Gallery's go this one was laid out very nice. My only disappointment was the gift store closed at the same time as the gallery - and they shuffled you out about 10... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 November 2016
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Hacienda Heights, California, United States
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016

As far as Gallery's go this one was laid out very nice. My only disappointment was the gift store closed at the same time as the gallery - and they shuffled you out about 10 minutes to closing. The information about Francis Bacon and his life and his studio was interactive and seeing it intact made it seem like you... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

It is a delight, in a beautiful bulding, we were very lucky there was a piano concert when we visited the gallery. We saw the Michael Kane exibition, fantastic. The Francis Bacon studio unbelievable. Must see!

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

Firstly - we are not great art appreciators though we keep trying! This gallery is in a lovely old building that has been well restored and sympathetically altered and extended. There are many gallery spaces ranging from traditional halls to complex white areas with multiple exhibits. There is an excellent shop and small cafe space and we happily spent time... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

its free to go and the exibition changes all the time so every time can be new. the main part on hugh lane himself always stays though

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Galway, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

The Hugh Lane Gallery is a must for any visit to Dublin. The collection is first class and the building itself is worth seeing. They have free classical music concerts every Sunday at noon.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

Many Sundays through out the year there are classical concerts in the Gallery. They run from 12 noon till 1pm, but it’s best to get there about 11.30 if you want a good seat. It’s free, but most people give abut two Euros to say thanks and to ensure the concerts will continue. Also see the great paintings, including a... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

Smaller art museum, but has numerous important pieces including Renoir's "The Umbrellas". Large collection of Francis Bacon paintings are complemented by his studio, actually transported piece by piece and reconstructed here. Nice portrait gallery includes portrait of Hugh Lane himself, who died tragically aboard the Lusitania. Museum directly across the street from the Remembrance Garden.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016

On our last day in the City, we spent the morning at The Hugh Lane. Unfortunately the temporary galleries were mainly in the process of change, however the permanent collection contains some fascinating items. The highlight is the impressive Francis Bacon collection including the restaging of his studio and a very good interactive computer base. Additionally, in the basement is... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016

This intimate gallery was established in 1908 as the Municipal Gallery in the Charlemont House (built in 1763). Permanent collection to 19th and 20th century artists' works of Claude Monet, Edouard Manet, Edgar Degas and Roger Casement. Francis Bacon studio has been moved here. Irish and international modern and contemporary art of Jack Yeats, Agnes Martin and Philp Guston. Hours... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016

This place was wonderful. A really wide variety of (extremely high quality) art on display in a comparatively small area. It's about a five minute walk from O'Connell Street so very easy to access. I love the work of Sir John Lavery and Jack Butler Yeats so was delighted to find so many of their works on display. Lovely rooms... More 

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