Irish museum of Modern Art - Doug Kerr - cc

Irish Museum of Modern Art

Irish museum of Modern Art - Doug Kerr - cc

Informations about Irish Museum of Modern Art

Location in Ireland Ireland County: County Dublin (Republic of Ireland)
Location :
Address : near Heuston Station, west of Dublin city centre.

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The Irish Museum of Modern Art, is one of the most important museums in Dublin and the whole of Ireland. Also known as the IMMA, the Museum of Modern Art is located in the heart of the city and has a large collection of contemporary art dating from after 1940. Like most museums in Ireland, the visit is free, so why miss out?

History of the Irish Museum of Modern Art

A still new museum

The Irish Museum of Modern Art opened in May 1991 in the former Royal Hospital in Kilmainham, Dublin. Its aim is simple: to purchase and exhibit contemporary works of art from all walks of life, all dating from after the Second World War, in order to present a representative collection from the end of the 20th century and the beginning of the 21st century.

The majority of the works are by Irish artists, still alive and particularly appreciated in the contemporary art world. The works are beautiful, innovative and off the beaten track in the name of artistic creativity.

Visit the Irish Museum of Modern Art

A rich and diversified collection

The museum offers a permanent collection of high quality paintings, sculptures, and other types of artistic installations. The exhibition is rather playful, and will be of interest to young and old, novices and art lovers alike. Allow a good hour and a half to go around it…

The museum also organizes cyclical temporary exhibitions where certain artists and artistic movements are given pride of place.

Note that the museum has a coffe shop as well as a souvenir shop where you can buy the catalogue of the permanent exhibition or other books on contemporary art .

Practical informations

Adresse Address: near Heuston Station, west of Dublin city centre.
Location: (County Dublin)

GPS coordinatesGPS : 53.342904,-6.300059

PricePrice* :


*indicative price may vary according to the season and the policy of the establishment.

Opening HoursOpening Hours:

every day from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

DurationDuration: 1h30


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