Museums and attractions

Irish Museum of Modern Art (IMMA)

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Royal Hospital, Kilmainham, Dublin,
T: +353(0)16129900
F: +353(0)16129999

The Irish Museum of Modern Art, housed in the magnificent 17th century Royal Hospital building in Kilmainham Dublin, is an artistic gem with its extensive collection of modern and contemporary art.

Nestled in 48 acres of land in the heart of Dublin 8, IMMA’s home is the historical site of the Royal Hospital Kilmainham, with its accompanying formal gardens and a large meadowland. IMMA is an open campus that creates a space where contemporary life and contemporary art connect.

Visit a wide range of exhibitions featuring the work of leading Irish and international artists with IMMA’s own collection of art, including the Freud Project a major exhibition by one of the greatest realist painters of the 20th century, Lucian Freud. Check the IMMA website for what’s on now.

During your visit explore the IMMA shop, take a stroll through the 17th century formal gardens and relax in the IMMA Café.

Entrance to the museum and grounds are free, with a small charge for special exhibitions.

Facilities include free guided tours, family workshops, family activity pack and locker rooms. IMMA is wheelchair accessible with a large car park.