Science Gallery to close after rescue bid fails

Government efforts to save the venue which was deemed unviable have not resulted in a solution

Memory of a Brain Malformation by Katharine Dowson at the Science Gallery: the venue is to shut at the end of February

Efforts to save the Science Gallery, a science museum and exhibition space based in Trinity College Dublin, have failed, the Business Post has learned.

The closure, set for the end of February, was first reported by this newspaper in October. Following confirmation that Trinity planned to close the venue as it is no longer considered financially viable, multiple government departments stepped in.

Despite this, the gallery will close on February 28 with the current exhibition, ...