Free entry into 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 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. Nestled in 48 acres of land in the heart of Dublin 8, IMMA’s home is the extraordinary historical site of the Royal Hospital Kilmainham. Visit a wide range of exhibitions featuring the work of leading Irish and international artists with IMMA’s own Collection of Art. Check the IMMA website for what’s on now.


  • Full programme of temporary exhibitions featuring Irish and International artists.
  • IMMA Collection containing 3,500+ works shown through temporary exhibitions.

  • Beautiful building and grounds with 17th-century formal gardens.

  • The Kemp Sisters Café with homemade food and family-friendly seating area.
  • 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 the attraction website

Free entry into the paid exhibitions 

Desire: A Revision
Until 22 March 2020

This large-scale international group exhibition explores the evolving role of desire in art and life and its relationship to structures of power.

Featuring an exciting selection of modern masterworks and landmark contemporary artworks by Matthew Barney, Frank Bowling, Helen Chadwick, Dorothy Cross, Marcel Duchamp, Tracey Emin, Max Ernst, Cao Fei, Genieve Figgis and many more.

Derek Jarman, PROTEST!
Until 23 February 2020

PROTEST! is a major retrospective of the work of acclaimed British artist and filmmaker Derek Jarman (1942-1994), marking 25 years since his death. This is the first time that the diverse strands of his practice will be brought together in over 20 years.

While addressing Jarman’s important contribution to film, this exhibition will focus on his wider practice as a painter, writer, set-designer, gardener and political activist.

Visit the attraction website for additional information on special events and changing exhibitions.

How to get there:

Bus: Buses to Heuston Station - 26 from Pearse St.51, 79, from Aston Quay, 145 from Bray

Car: 10-minute drive from the city centre. Large car park, pay and display €3 for the first three hours.

Dublin Bikes: Dublin Bike stations on Military Rd. and in Kilmainham.

LUAS: Red Line to Heuston Station (8-minute walk via Military Rd)

Click here for opening hours and early closures.

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