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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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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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Some superb stained glass and only a short distance from Henry Street. Just around the corner from the Garden of Rememberance

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 8 January 2012
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2012

Some superb stained glass and only a short distance from Henry Street. Just around the corner from the Garden of Rememberance

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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2011

Came here with a friend last weekend and was stunned at the quality and range of art on display - I had no idea that we have such a treasure in Dublin. Points of note: Harry Clarke and Evie Hone stained glass art - breathtaking colours - Clarke in particular - have only seen blue glass like it in Chartres... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2011

There are many reasons to visit the Hugh Lane Gallery, whether it is to visit/revisit the Francis Bacon Studio or the current exhibition from Willie Doherty with his interesting views on violence and the coexistence of land and violence in Ireland. There are always the strikingly beautiful Yeats pictures. It's been about ten years since I last visited the HLMGMA... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 July 2011

I'm from Dublin but haven't lived there since 1978. My favourite place when I visit is the Hugh Lane Gallery. It used to be called the Municipal Gallery but I guess the advertising guys decided Hugh Lane was better. There's a long story, which you'll find out if you go involving the eponymous HL, The Tate and Lusitania. The core... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 March 2011

Loved this gallery. The space, collections and current exhibitions are great and I would definitely go back... plus it's FREE!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 April 2010

What a great museum we really enjoyed our visit to it. We went in the modern entrance and completed our journey through the museum to come out the traditonal entrance. It was a great experience

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2009

From the outisde hugh lane doesn't look like much but once inside it's truly a lovely building with some beautiful art. What truly makes the gallery is the francis bacon studio and the accompanying film,you can step slightly inside bacons studio which was moved bit by bit to the hugh lane gallery.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2009

We only popped in here because it was on the way back to our hotel on a wet afternoon. But we were so glad we did, it has a really good collection of pieces and the temporary exhibitions were really interesting. The staff are also really friendly and we had a nice chat with a couple of them. It's like... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 July 2009

The Hugh Lane Gallery was a total surprise. Great museum with art from various art periods. We especially liked the Francis Bacon studio...and the touch screen kiosk at the end of the show showcasing his history. It was amazing! The Ellsworth Kelly piece in the gallery was great too. The only drawback was the store was closed, but the price... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 December 2008

This cozy art museum has a nice,but small collection of excellent nineteenth and early twentieth century paintings by leading French painters like:Corot,Harpignies,Manet,Monet,Degas,and Viullard.It has a fine collection of paintings by leading late nineteenth and early twentieth century Irish painters like:Walter Osborne,John Lavery,and Roderic O'Conor.It has a fine collection of works by eminent Irish artist,Francis Bacon as well as a nice... More 

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