Established in 1978 by John Osman, the Gallery of Photography is the national centre for contemporary photography in Ireland. Gallery of Photography is a not-for-profit organisation, supported by the Arts Council and Dublin City Council.
The Gallery of Photography is located in the heart of Temple Bar in the centre of Dublin. Admission is free – donations are welcome. If you would like to arrange for an exhibition tour of the current exhibition, please contact the gallery. Group Tours are free of charge – donations welcome.
The Gallery exhibition spaces and bookshop are open:
Tuesday – Saturday: 11am – 6pm Sunday – Monday: 1 – 6pm.
The Gallery of Photography exhibition spaces and darkroom facilities are accessible to people in wheelchairs. The widest most accessible entry point to Meeting House Square is via the East Essex Street entry.
Gallery of Photography is located in Meeting House Square – a pedestrianised square in the heart of Temple Bar, located just off East Essex St, between Eustace St and Sycamore St.
Dublin Bus : Nearest bus stops are in Dame St, Westmoreland St, Aston Quay or Welington Quay. Regional/national buses: The central coach station, Busáras, is a 15 minwalk from the Gallery.
Train : We are a 15 min walk from Connolly Station (Belfast, Cork, etc.), and about a 30 min walk from Heuston Station (Galway, Limerick, etc.).
DART : Tara Street Station is a 10 min walk. Luas : Take the Green Line to St Stephen’s Green (12 min walk), or Red Line to Jervis (7 min walk).
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