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Butler Gallery, Evans' Home, John’s Quay, Kilkenny, Ireland, R95 YX3F
+353 (0)56 7761106 [email protected]

We are just a short walk from all of Kilkenny’s historic, cultural and retail attractions including Kilkenny Castle, Kilkenny Design Centre, The Design and Crafts Council of Ireland, Market Cross Shopping Centre, the Medieval Mile Museum, McDonagh Junction Famine Experience and Shopping Centre, the Smithwick’s Experience and St. Canice’s Cathedral.

Drop in and say hello, check out the art on view and enjoy a coffee in our café, Wild Flower Café


By Bicycle
Butler Gallery is accessible by bicycle with access from Barack Lane and John's Quay. Allocated bicycle parking is in front of the gallery.

By Train
+353 (0)1 8366222
Butler Gallery is less than a 10 minute walk from the McDonagh Junction Train Station.

By Bus, +353 (0)818 333222, +353 (0)1 8366111

By Car
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By Air

By Ferry

Kilkenny City Tourism Map

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There is accessible parking at the Carnegie Library at the front of Butler Gallery. There is an accessible parking space to the right of the Carnegie Library when turning in from John's Quay.

Parking Rates
Monday -Saturday 8:00am - 19:00pm
Sunday FREE all day

  • Up to 2 Hours - €1.50
  • 2 - 4 Hours - €2.50
  • 4 - 10 Hours -€5.00

There are two pay stations that take both coin and card.

Alternative Parking:

More to Explore

The O’Malley Collection

The O’Malley Collection includes work from Tony O’Malley (1913 – 2003) and Jane O’Malley (1944 - 2023).

Heritage & Archaeology

Several archaeological digs were carried out from 2010 onwards as part of the Evans' Home refurbishment.

Monastic Site

The site of Butler Gallery has a long and diverse history spanning over 800 years.

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Clock Icon Opening Hours

Monday: closed (except Bank Holidays when Sunday hours apply)
Tuesday-Saturday: 10.00–17.00
Thursdays: Late Night 10.00–20.00
Sunday: 11.00–17.00
Last admission is 30 mins before closing times