Visit Butler Gallery

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Book your FREE ticket to Butler Gallery

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What to Expect When Visiting

Your safety and enjoyment is our paramount concern.

Admittance to the gallery is limited based on capacity to adhere to Covid-19 physical distancing. Group bookings are available, but limited to groups of no more than four.

We will be implementing all of the HSE protocols for the safety and comfort of all our visitors and staff. Hand sanitation stations are available throughout the building.

In line with government guidelines, we ask that you wear a face covering when visiting us.

Please make sure that you check the forecast ahead of your visit and in the event of rain are prepared should you need to queue.

For further information about what to expect please read on.

Entering the Gallery

  • We are operating a one-way system please follow the arrows.
  • You do need to book a ticket/time slot.
  • You do need to wear a face mask.
  • As we will be operating at a reduced capacity, it may be necessary to queue for a short period at times.
  • We may sometimes ask you to wait a few minutes before entering some rooms.
  • Please use the hand sanitiser which is available throughout the Gallery.
  • At all times, for your safety and enjoyment and the safety and enjoyment of others, please follow the directions of staff, and observe social distancing guidelines.


You will not be able to enter the Gallery with a suitcase, and you will be asked to remove backpacks and carry them by your side to ensure the safety of other visitors.


We are not currently offering tours of the exhibitions. Invigilators are available should you have questions about the museum or exhibitions.

Audio Guides

Our audio guides are not currently available.


Our toilets are single occupancy and are open.


Our café is open and has ample outdoor seating

Click here for full accessibility information

Opening Hours:

Monday closed (except Bank Holidays when Sunday hours apply)

Tuesday-Saturday 10.00–17.00 (last admission 16.30)

Thursday Late Night 10.00–20.00 (last admission 19.30)

Sunday 11.00–17.00 (last admission 16.30)

We look forward to welcoming you to the Butler Gallery.

Support Us

Butler Gallery is a not-for-profit organisation with charitable status and is funded by the Arts Council of Ireland. We welcome new supporters to be part of what we do and ensure the sustainability of the Gallery. Join us and make a donation today or become a Friend of Butler Gallery.

Every donation makes a difference.

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