Three centuries of Irish art in the heart of Cork City

Located in the city centre in a series of historic buildings, Crawford Art Gallery is Cork City’s most-visited cultural attraction. It is open daily, free to enter, and a must-visit for locals and tourists alike.

The gallery houses part of the Irish National Collection, as well as a dynamic programme of temporary exhibitions, in the city’s former customs house, which dates to 1724.

Crawford Art Gallery also boasts a quaint bookshop and The Green Room Café, which serves dishes crafted with fresh, locally sourced produce.

Free Thursday Tours at 18:30h. Free Sunday & Bank Holiday Tours at 14:00h.

  • National Cultural Institution
  • A collection of almost 4,000 artworks and 12 exhibition spaces over 3 floors
  • Works from the 18th century to present day
  • Award-winning Crawford Gallery Café and eclectic gallery bookshop
  • Must-see for all

Open Daily Year Round
Check website for up to date opening times
Free Thursday Tours at 18:30h. Free Sunday & Bank Holiday Tours at 14:00h.

Closed: December 25 and Good Friday


Admission Rates:

Admission is FREE

Useful Information

DINING: The Green Room Café serves dishes crafted with fresh, locally sourced produce

GIFT SHOP:  A quaint bookshop

ACCESSIBILITY: Wheelchair accessible

PARKING: Paul Street and Carroll’s Quay car parks nearby


Getting There

Located in the heart of Cork city

Map Location: 51.899862, -8.473284
Contact Crawford Art Gallery

Emmett Place, Cork City, Ireland

Eircode: T12 TNE6
T: +353 (0)21 480 5042
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