Ferens Art Gallery

The Ferens has a magnificent collection of paintings and sculptures, including works by European Old Masters, portraiture, marine painting, and modern and contemporary British art.

Highlights include masterpieces by Lorenzetti, Frans Hals, Antonio Canaletto, Frederick Leighton, Stanley Spencer, David Hockney, Helen Chadwick and Gillian Wearing.

With a regular programme of events, guided tours and changing exhibitions, there’s always something new to explore. You can also enjoy refreshments in our popular cafe, Venue Hull.

How to find Ferens Art Gallery

The Ferens Art Gallery is right in the city centre of Hull in Queen Victoria Square. It is near the Maritime Museum and Hull City Hall.


Ferens Art Gallery
Queen Victoria Square
Carr Lane

General Enquiries - 01482 300300

School and Group Booking – 01482 318733

Opening hours
Monday 10am - 4.30pm
Tuesday 10am - 4.30pm
Wednesday 10am - 4.30pm
Thursday 10am - 4.30pm
Friday 10am - 4.30pm
Saturday 10am - 4.30pm
Sunday 11am - 4pm

Last admission - 30 minutes before closing

We are open bank holidays (excluding Good Friday) and closed 24 to 28 of December inclusive and 1 January.

Public transport

Hull bus and train station (Paragon Interchange) is a five to 10 minute walk away. The nearest bus stop is Monument Bridge on Carr Lane. 


There are limited pay and display car parking bays nearby. The nearest council car park is Lowgate pay and display  on Wilberforce Drive.

The nearest cycle parking is on the right of the main entrance, and on the corner of Carr Lane and Alfred Gelder Street. There is a secure covered cycle parking facility opposite, just outside Hull City Hall.

Wheelchair access

Ramped access at main entrance. A lift is available for wheelchair access to the first floor galleries.

Assistance dogs

Guide dogs are welcome.

Gift shop

Our gift shop offers a variety of postcards, cards and prints, plus a selection of art and craft books.