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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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A Hidden Gem of a Gallery

What a lovely find on the north side of the Liffey! The permanenr collection includes many works by Irish artists in addition to the likes of Manet, Pissaro, Renoir and other... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 31 August 2016
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016

What a lovely find on the north side of the Liffey! The permanenr collection includes many works by Irish artists in addition to the likes of Manet, Pissaro, Renoir and other masters. But the real jewel in this crown is the Francis Bacon studio.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016

We had read an article a few weeks before our visit about Roger Casement exhibit here and went. Were we ever glad we did!! What a hidden gem this gallery is! It also houses Francis Bacon's completely re-assembled studio which is amazing to see! Gorgeous building, lovely cafe with a delicious lunch - who could ask for more?

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016

This gallery have a good permanatent exhibition with important artists and they are always introducing new artists too in temporary exhibitions... So, you can go there any time and it is free!

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2016

I'm not a fan of modern art so didn't particularly enjoy this museum. The best bit was the building itself which is beautiful. To be fair there is more there than just modern art but I was put off by the amount of pictures of squares and blobs with ridiculously pretentious titles and blurb about them. You'll have to go... More 

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2016

Enjoyed some of the works some rooms were not to our personal taste but unlike Dublin Castle there was plenty of information on the displays. Worth a look see.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016

Wonderful variety of older and contemporary painting and other art, including a fascinating special exhibit linked to the 1916 Easter Rising centenary linking arts and politics. Good cafe, too.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

I love dropping into the Hugh Lane it 's well laid out and never has too many people in it. Easy to access and always has interesting art in it.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2016 via mobile

Fantastic gallery, well worth a visit and thoroughly thought provoking. We'd originally wanted to see the 12.00 showing of an auditory experience of Roger Casement's life. Something about the gallery's layout, we lost our way, it was hard to follow the signs, so we ended up in Roger Casement 'the ghost train', I think that was its name. It was... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2016

The Hugh Lane Gallery is a jewel in Dublin's crown, offering free public access to some stunning works of art. Be sure to check out the Francis Bacon studio (the artist's London studio recreated on site in exact detail) and Renoir's 'Les Parapluies', which is on loan from London's National Gallery until 2019. The gallery also hosts regular concerts. Access... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 August 2016

This gallery is quite nice. It is free and easy to get to. The art is lovely and Has a nice Irish/European feel. We even saw a Monet! Discovered new artists, too

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