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Irish Museum of Modern Art (IMMA)

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Royal Hospital | Military Road, Kilmainham, Dublin 8, Ireland
+353 1 612 9900
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  • Average22%
  • Poor15%
  • Terrible8%
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Royal Hospital | Military Road, Kilmainham, Dublin 8, Ireland
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+353 1 612 9900
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Reviewed 9 February 2018

We visited the IMMA for a few hours before taking a tour of Kilmainham Gaol. The gallery is set in a former hospital for retired soldiers, and has been converted sympathetically to be an excellent space for displaying art. We particularly enjoyed the Rodney Graham...More

Thank andgreyskies
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Reviewed 4 February 2018 via mobile

They say beauty is in the eye of the beholder. That being said, unless you’re a big fan of modern art do not go to the modern art museum. If you do go, make sure you’re a major modern art lover or it’s rainy and...More

Thank Jsm777
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Reviewed 1 February 2018 via mobile

Went today and several great exhibitions including William Crozier and Brian Maguire’s Aleppo paintings. Try to get there!

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Reviewed 28 January 2018

A beautiful courtyard with free entrance. We went hear after the Gaol to lighten our mood. We saw a very talented artist which we both enjoyed and took our time over on one side of the courtyard and then we took about hummmm less than...More

Thank Dreamer101Sydney
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Reviewed 24 January 2018

a beautiful building with fantastic grounds for walking, a walled garden etc., even if you don't like modern art it is still worth a visit for these reasons, bit of a pain that you now have to pay for parking in the grounds which used...More

Thank R H
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Reviewed 18 January 2018

Probably good if you understand modern art. Otherwise it's just a walk around a big building with strands of paper receipts and 'folded linen' providing many 'how on earth is that art' moments.

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Reviewed 11 January 2018

It is very difficult to report on a gallery where the show is always changing. On my visit the exhibits left me cold. Thought nearly all a waste of space. Next time I would hope it is different - who knows? A building that is...More

Thank Howard-Liverpool
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Reviewed 3 January 2018

We spent a lovely, quiet afternoon here enjoying some really solid art as well as beautiful surroundings. The coffee shop, located in the basement of the main building, is a must. Also take a walk around the grounds, especially the maze and formal gardens. Overall...More

Thank 459marcelh
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Reviewed 31 December 2017 via mobile

Every Museum of Modern Art in any country is a visit worth making. The Irish Museum of Modern Art is another lovely way to spend a day. The exhibits are exquisite. The statues, paintings, mural work, installations all are amazing. We really enjoyed the hospital...More

Thank CheersSacramento
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Reviewed 28 December 2017 via mobile

Went here with my dad and really enjoyed it - the grounds are quite beautiful and would make for a great spot to spend more time in on a sunny day. The artists whose work was featured there at the time of our visit was...More

Thank Elizabeth W
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