Plan your visit

Friendly, accessible and free for everyone to enjoy. There’s no need to book, just come on down. We can’t wait to welcome you.

Opening hours

Monday to Saturday


Last admission: 30 minutes before closing time.

Holiday closures

We’re open on bank holidays except Good Friday. 

We’re also closed between 24–28 December and on 1 January.


Baby change
Gift shop
Toilets (including accessible toilets)
Venue hire
Wheelchair hire

Where to find us

We’re right at the heart of Hull in Queen Victoria Square – a stone’s throw from the Maritime Museum and Hull City Hall.

Ferens Art Gallery
Queen Victoria Square
Carr Lane

General enquiries: 01482 300 300

By bus

Hull bus station (Paragon Interchange) is just a 6-minute walk away.

Alternatively, the nearest bus stop is Alfred Gelder Street

By train

Hull train station is also situated 6-minutes walk away at Paragon Interchange.

With regular connections to York, Sheffield, Manchester and beyond.

By car

Being at the centre of Hull, we’re easily accessible by car.

You’ll find parking nearby at Lowgate Car Park, Saville Street and Paragon Street. All within 5-minutes of the gallery.

By bike

If you’re cycling here, there’s a bike park area opposite the entrance on Queen Victoria Square.

Check out Travel Hull’s cycle map for routes.


We want Ferens Art Gallery to be accessible to all our visitors. That’s why we have extra info and resources available to help you plan your visit – from easy-read guides to wheelchair hire. Visit our dedicated access page to find out more.

Access info and guides


It’s free to visit the Ferens Art Gallery. And you don’t need to book – just come on down. 

However, if you’re visiting with a large group (15 or more), please let us know by booking on the Self-directed visits page or get in touch with us at

Food and drink

You can grab a bite to eat at the Ferens Art Gallery café. As we’re in the city centre, there are also plenty of places to eat and drink nearby

Eat and drink at Ferens

Gift shop

If you’d like to take home a souvenir of your visit, be sure to check out our gift shop. There you’ll find a variety of postcards, prints and books on art.

Events and exhibitions

Whether you’re an art buff, a family of five, or just passing through – there’s plenty to see and do at Ferens Art Gallery. Take a look What’s on at Ferens for the latest exhibitions and events. Discover more about our galleries and collections. Or take a look at our other museums to make the most of your day out.


You’re welcome to take photos for personal, non-commercial use when you visit the gallery. However, there may be occasional exceptions to this – for example a touring artwork. Just look out for signs in the gallery.

Be sure to share your snaps with us on social media:
Twitter @HullFerens
Facebook @HullMuseums
Instagram @FerensArtGallery