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.


Explore Art Gallery Closure Dates- Ferens Art Gallery- March and April 2024

Please note, on the following dates, Gallery 10, the Under 5s Explore Art Gallery in Ferens Art Gallery will be closed 10am-12pm for booked sessions:

Tuesday 12th March
Wednesday 13th March
Wednesday 20th March
Thursday 21st March
Monday 25th March
Tuesday 2nd April
Tuesday 9th April
Wednesday 10th April
Wednesday 24th April
Thursday 25th April

The gallery will reopen again after 12pm on these days. We are sorry for any inconvenience this causes. The booked sessions taking place in the gallery during these times are baby sensory sessions for under 5s led by Edens Baby Experiences, and SEND sensory storytelling sessions for children aged 1-7 years, led by Debutots Hull, for children with additional needs or disabilities.  You can find out more about these sessions and book a space at and

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.

Floor Plan

Plan your visit by downloading the Ferens Art Gallery Floor Plan (PDF)


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