Access and Facilities

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Dublin City Gallery the Hugh Lane has full wheelchair access throughout the Gallery. There is wheelchair parking directly outside the Gallery and a ramp to access the Gallery’s entrance. There are two wheelchairs available on request from the Gallery reception.

Information Desk

The Gallery’s Information Desks is located on the right on entrance to the Gallery. Staff are happy to help with any questions you have.

Accessible and standard toilets are located on the ground floor entrance hallway and on basement level.

Baby changing facilities

Baby changing facilities are available on the basement level and ground floor toilets.

There are two lifts at The Hugh Lane:

A large lift beside the reception area, which provides access to all floors

A small lift in the new wing corridor that provides access from the ground floor to the first floor exhibition galleries

There is a cloakroom in the basement that is accessible via steps or the lift. A staff member may request to leave briefcases, bags, sticks or umbrellas in the cloakroom. Large bags and rucksacks must be placed behind reception. Buggies can also be stored at reception, subject to space availability. All articles deposited are at the owner's risk.

Folding seats are available, just ask a member of staff or at the Information Desks.

Cafe and Bookshop
The Gallery’s cafe and bookshop are open during Gallery opening hours.


We are delighted to announce that the Hugh Lane Gallery has been awarded the Bord Failte Safety Charter

We will continue to keep a welcome and safe environment to enjoy and engage with the Collections and Exhibitions

safety charter