Royal Hospital Kilmainham
Address: Military Road, Kilmainham, Dublin 8.
Telephone No: +353 1 612 9900
Fax No: +353 1 612 9999
July - September
Tuesday - Friday:
11.30am - 5.30pm
10.00am - 5.30pm
Sunday and Bank Holidays:
12noon - 5.30pm
Last Admission 5.15pm
Pre-booked Heritage Tours, please telephone (01) 612 9900
Free except for occasional special exhibitions
Facilities include gardens, bookshop, café (itsa@imma), wheelchair access and cloakroom.
Parking €2 for the first 3 hrs, €2/hour thereafter.
The Irish Museum of Modern Art (IMMA), in collaboration with the Office of Public Works, presents the magnificent 17th century Royal Hospital, Kilmainham.
IMMA – The Irish Museum of Modern Art, housed in the Royal Hospital Kilmainham, is Ireland's leading national institution for the collection and presentation of modern and contemporary art. Visit IMMA and enjoy a wide range of exhibitions featuring the work of leading Irish and international artists, free public tours and curator talks, explore the IMMA Shop, take a stroll through our stunning 17th century formal gardens and finally sit back and relax in the IMMA Café
IMMA is home of the National Collection of modern and contemporary art, with over 3,500 artworks by Irish and International artists. The Collection is firmly rooted in the present and with a particular emphasis on work from the 1940's onwards. Exhibitions which draw a selection from the IMMA Collection are shown throughout the year. See the IMMA website for the most up to date listings.
A permanent heritage display detailing the history of the Royal Hospital Kilmainham is open in the Courtyard Galleries. The exhibition is free and open during Museum hours. For more details please visit http://www.imma.ie/en/subnav_44.htm
Check out our website www.imma.ie for further information and current exhibitions/events.
HOW TO GET TO IMMA/THE RHK:
By Luas: Red line to Heuston Station (8 minutes walk via Military Road.)
By Bus: Buses to Hueston Station (8 minutes walk via Military Rd): 145, 79 and 79a from Aston Quay. Buses to James Street (8 minutes walk via steps to Bow Lane onto Irwin Street and Military Road): 13, 40, 123 from O'Connell Street and Dame Street.
By Car: 10 minutes drive from city centre. Paid car parking - €2 for the first 3 hrs, €2/hour thereafter.
On Foot: Approx. 30 to 40 minutes from the city centre.
By Train: 8 minutes walk from Heuston Station.
Guided Tours: Available on request.
Leaflet/Guide book: Yes
Seasonal Events: Please check in advance using contact details listed above
Photography / Video allowed: Yes, for exterior of building. Permission must be sought to photograph exhibitions.
Audio Visual Presentation: No