Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin

Categories: Art Museums, Museums
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2.7/5 based on 300 reviews on the web
Soak up some culture at Irish Museum of Modern Art, the country's primary national institution for the collection of contemporary art. Set in a 17th-century building, the Royal Hospital Kilmainham, the museum boasts over 3,500 pieces by Irish and international artists. Its collection of art from 1940s forward is particularly strong. Stroll through the building and admire the array of paintings, sculptures, and photographs. You can grab a cup of coffee from the cafe in the cellar. The museum also hosts a number of travelling exhibitions as well as talks and events throughout the year. Use our Dublin tour planner to arrange your visit to Irish Museum of Modern Art and other attractions in Dublin.
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  • We were glad was free because didnt have any interesting. They put some weird art and some others stuff. 
  • You will find in several tourist guides including themail reputable Lonely Planet, that the IMMA possesses 4000 masterpieces of art including some Picasso, Vasarelli, Miro... Possessed, maybe, but the...  read more »
  • It is a mixture of old and new. The entrance area is very modern, with seating and clean toilets, there are lockers! The exhibition (Carol Rama and Hennessy) was very interesting and especially
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  • Dublin's modern and contemporary art oasis. Site of an old hospital and now well maintained the courtyard with stunning archways always signals a delightful stroll around
  • Large modern art museum with excellent changing exhibitions, most of them free. Friendly staff, the building is interesting, there are lockers for your bags and information about upcoming events. The paid exhibition when I went was 'What We Call Love' which was absolutely brilliant, and as a student I got in for free anyway. Definitely worth a visit if you're in Dublin.
  • Staff are a bit snooty and the food is very expensive for what you get. Great art in a great location,
  • If you're in the area, I would definitely recommend spending some time in the museum's quiet garden galleries, where modern art sculptures meet the neatly trimmed hedges of nature. The tranquil location is juxtaposed nicely against a backdrop of urbanization, truly making you feel like you've escaped the busy city for greener grass.
  • A great place to find something different and thought provoking, set in the most beautiful grounds of a 17th century Royal Hospital
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