Free entry into two paid exhibitions and 10% discount in the IMMA Cafe & Shop

IMMA – Irish Museum of Modern Art

  • Irish Museum of Modern Art
  • Irish Museum of Modern Art
  • Irish Museum of Modern Art
  • Irish Museum of Modern Art

Dublin Pass Benefits:

Free entry into two paid exhibitions and 10% discount in the IMMA Cafe & Shop

IMMA – Irish Museum of Modern Art is Ireland's leading national institution for the collection and presentation of modern and contemporary art. Visitors can enjoy a wide range of exhibitions featuring the work of leading Irish and International artists and well as attend free public tours and stroll through stunning 17th century formal gardens.


  • Full programme of temporary exhibitions featuring Irish and International artists
  • IMMA Collection containing 3,500+ works shown through temporary exhibitions
  • Café itsa@IMMA with homemade food and family-friendly seating area
  • Free talks & lectures featuring artists, historians and curators
  • Exciting range of books, art and gifts in the IMMA Shop

Did you know

- IMMA is housed in the 17th-century Royal Hospital Kilmainham

- The Royal Hospital Kilmainham is modelled on Les Invalides in Paris

Things to see:

IMMA has a programme of temporary exhibitions, free talks & lectures, family activities and more. Find out what’s on by visiting

Free entry into two paid exhibitions  – Lucian Freud in The Ethics of Scrutiny and Monir Shahroudy Farmanfarmaian in Sunset, Sunrise

Until 2 September:
The Ethics of Scrutiny, curated by artist Daphne Wright, presented as part of the IMMA Collection: Freud Project, is a five-year loan of 52 works by renowned artist Lucian Freud (1922-2011). This exhibition takes aspects of Freud’s intimate studio practice to explore themes of vulnerability, longing and loss that permeate the painter’s work, while also looking to the works of other artists who address on a wider scale the complexities of representation. Paintings by Lucian Freud are exhibited, alongside work by other artists including Emily Dickinson, Sigmund Freud, Marlene Dumas and John Berger.

From 10 August 2018
Sunset, Sunrise - Monir Shahroudy Farmanfarmaian
Discover the works of prominent Iranian artist Monir Shahroudy Farmanfarmaian in her first solo exhibition in Ireland, Sunset, Sunrise. Explore the stunning kaleidoscopic nature of Farmanfarmaian's 1970's sculptures as well as her drawings, jewellery and previously unseen embroidery and collages. With over 70 works on display, this retrospective is an an unmissable event. 

Until 16 September:
IMMA Collection: Coast-Lines
A major exhibition from the IMMA Collection, Coast-Lines will explore our sense of place, perception, representation and memory, as well as works which examine language and other systems that attempt to map our senses. With works by well-known painters such as Jack B Yeats, Paul Henry and Gerard Dillon alongside contemporary artists.

IMMA Collection: Brian O’Doherty Language and Space
The exhibition Language and Space marks Irish artist Brian O’Doherty’s lifelong commitment to exploring line, language and location. Included are works from IMMA’s National Collection, in addition to drawings from the 1960s, Structural Plays and new limited editioned prints.

Lennon, Porous Plane
A solo exhibition by Irish artist Lennon, this exhibition features a range of work from the 1970s to the present day, such as Folded/Unfolded (1972). First shown in the Project, Dublin in 1970 Lennon will make a Folded/Unfolded especially for the IMMA Galleries as part of this exhibition.

How to get there:

    Bus: 79, 79a, 145 from Aston Quay to Heuston Station
    LUAS: Red Line to Heuston Station (8 minutes walk via Military Rd)

see the: full list of attractions included

Monday Closed
Tuesday 11.30 - 17.30
Wednesday 11.30 - 17.30
Thursday 11.30 - 17.30
Friday 11.30 - 17.30
Saturday 10.00 - 17.30
Sunday 12.00 - 17.30 (& Bank Holidays)

Closed: Mondays, 24th, 25th, 26th and 30th December & 1st January

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Royal Hospital, Military Road, Kilmainham, Dublin 8


+353 1 612 9900