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Crawford Art Gallery

Crawford Art Gallery Emmett Place, Cork T12 TNE6, Ireland
+353 21 490 7856
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Good for a slow day visit

This gallery has a bit of everything so you will find something of interest to you. Your experience... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
James O
Cork, Ireland
Free Art Museum

Free museum with free bathrooms (always an important find in a city). The first floor has plaster... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Providence, Rhode Island
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This renowned art gallery displays works by both prominent Irish artists and local painters.
  • Excellent45%
  • Very good41%
  • Average12%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“jack yeats” (8 reviews)
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Crawford Art Gallery Emmett Place, Cork T12 TNE6, Ireland
+353 21 490 7856
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This gallery has a bit of everything so you will find something of interest to you. Your experience will very much depend on how enthusiastic and what genre of art you are into. I personally only like what I like and whilst there are some...More

Thank James O
Reviewed 3 days ago

Free museum with free bathrooms (always an important find in a city). The first floor has plaster casts of famous marble statues. Skip this room and go upstairs instead. Right now if you go all the way to the third floor, you will see a...More

Thank panama2000
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Situated right beside Cork Opera house, the Crawford Art Gallery is an historic building with a contemporary gallery annex. There is two large modern gallery spaces that usually play host to contemporary art exhibitions with several smaller gallery spaces upstairs that host the permanent collection...More

Thank generator5000
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great place. A good mix on display ranging from the ancient to the modern. One very striking picture is "Men of the South" which I saw thirty plus years ago in the National Gallery in Dublin, where I guess it must have been on loan....More

Thank BobScarlett
Reviewed 8 October 2017

This is a must do if you like the arts and are intrested in the history of Cork.It is free entry and has huge range of art and historical pieces .There is also a very nice restaurant in the building.

Thank food512016
Reviewed 3 October 2017

It rains in Ireland frequently so its good to have alternative plans. Museums are my favorites, although they dont take a backseat to a sunny day! I thought the Crawford had a good balance in art genre's Classic, Abstact, modern, and even film. Centrally located...More

Thank James W
Reviewed 24 September 2017

Has an exhibition of work by Harry Clarke that always inspires. Also the cafe serves a standard of food that demonstrates why Cork is the food capital of Ireland.

Thank Pat O
Reviewed 16 September 2017

I did not expect to find such a precious gallery in Cork. Very interesting, it hosts wonderful works on several floors. You will admire the works of Jack Yeats, Dorothy Cross, etc. You will see a collection of local paintings and sculptures, you will know...More

Thank Hoinara
Reviewed 10 September 2017

Had the falafel at the cafe and it was amazing, but I do wish the portions were a bit bigger. On a side, the art gallery itself is super nice to walk around and check out .

Thank Courtney O
Reviewed 3 September 2017

Well worth a visit. Especially on a rainy day to pass an hour or so. Some really interesting paintings. There was a small cafe which we didn't visit but menu sounded lovely. You have to visit the toilets!!!

Thank Caroline L
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10 July 2016|
Response from FoxWynne | Reviewed this property |
No, it is not open on Sundays, or Bank Holidays.