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Irish Museum of Modern Art (IMMA)

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Royal Hospital | Military Road, Kilmainham, Dublin 8, Ireland
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All reviews royal hospital formal gardens lucien freud great art permanent collection beautiful building and grounds worth a visit free entrance nice walk few hours sunny day exhibition itsa installation sculptures galleries project
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Visited with some friends and was very disappointed. Such a nice old building but the contents weren’t anything to write home about. 95% of the exhibits were fairly disturbing and there was little info by way of explanation. Cafe was average and overpriced. Shame about...More

Thank Co4hi11
Reviewed 1 week ago

Probably is marvellous but i struggled to warm to the Modern Art on show. It is housed in a lovely building being the former Royal Hospital Kilmainham. Building was restored in 1984 and as IMMA in 1991. The garden and surrounds are very neat. The...More

Thank thesmdm
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I decided to not put photos up as it would spoil the trip but I’d recommend visiting if you’re into your art. Entry is free and usually lasts about an hour depending on how much you want to take in. The Irish Museum of Modern...More

Thank Mike K
Reviewed 1 week ago

I am not a fan of modern art so actually visited to the see the building rather than contents built in 1684 as a hospital for veterans it was based on the design of Les Invalidies in Paris The quadrangle of buildings surrounds a central...More

Thank Andrew R
Reviewed September 14, 2018

We spent a wonderful evening here as guests at a reception for a new show. The Minister of Arts spoke, the cocktails were yummy, the company was delightful. Of course, the best part is always the art and exhibits. So Wonderful! Note that this is...More

Thank cleflar
Reviewed September 9, 2018

Normally love visiting modern art museum but all four of us were shocked at how bad this gallery was, we spent an hour travelling there by bus all for nothing … truly shocked at how little was there and how bad it was. Very unwelcoming...More

1  Thank Manda2703
Chris_IMMA, Guest Relations Manager at Irish Museum of Modern Art (IMMA), responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hello Manda2703. Thank you for taking the time to give us your feedback. We are sorry to hear that the experience here wasn’t for you. Unfortunately the IMMA Collection: Freud Project had just closed a few days before your visit, and we are busy installing...More

Reviewed August 28, 2018 via mobile

The permanent collection, alone, is an interesting combination of works in mixed media, photography, and creativity that I found disarming and introspective. The special exhibition currently on display, by a middle eastern woman, was amazing because of the light. Much more interesting than a walk...More

1  Thank yodel_and_clemmie
Reviewed August 24, 2018 via mobile

The small but great collection of Lucian Freud makes it absolutely worthwhile to visit IMMA. And cafe serves great food!

1  Thank Ellen O
Reviewed August 22, 2018 via mobile

Beautiful building, including a lovely courtyard to enjoy a picnic or read, plus formal gardens out the back. Nice cafe available, but exhibitions a waste of time even if you like modern art.

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Reviewed August 18, 2018

This is possibly the worst modern art museum I’ve ever been too and I’ve traveled all over the world. Don’t waste even 1 minute going here.

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