Entry to Butler Gallery Exhibitions are always Free.

Booking only required for groups.

For group or school bookings please contact our Visitor Experience Team at [email protected] or call 056 7761106.

What to Expect When Visiting

Your safety and enjoyment is our paramount concern.

For your safety and enjoyment and the safety and enjoyment of others, please follow the directions of staff.


  • 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.

Guided Tours (Saturday and Sundays at 3pm)

  • Butler Gallery offers weekend guided-tours which provide an engaging walk-through modern and contemporary Irish art of the 20th and 21st centuries. Our friendly and experienced tour guides introduce you to the wonderful artworks in both our Collection and O'Malley galleries along with the fascinating history of our Medieval location and refurbished Georgian building. Our guided tours take approximately 1 hour.

    More details about our Guided tours is available here.


  • Our café is open and has ample outdoor seating.


  • Toilets are located on the ground floor and first floor.
  • All toilets are single use.
  • A key is not needed.
  • All toilet doors open outward.

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 unless otherwise stated)
Thursday Late Night 10.00–20.00 (last admission 19.30 unless otherwise stated)
Sunday 11.00–17.00 (last admission 16.30 unless otherwise stated))

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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