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How to get to IMMA

Irish Museum of Modern ArtThe main Museum Entrance is on Military Road. Directions below are for this entrance. There is also a secondary entrance (Pedestrian only) on South Circular Road, opposite the Courthouse at Kilmainham Gaol.

By Luas (tram): Take the Red line to Heuston Station. IMMA is an 8 minute walk via Military Road.

By bus: You can reach IMMA by taking a bus to either Heuston Station (145, 79 and 79a from Aston Quay) and then taking an 8 minute walk via Military Rd, or to James St Hospital (13, 40, 123 from O'Connell St and Dame St.) which is also an 8 minute walk via steps to Bow Lane onto Irwin St and Military Rd.

By car: 10 minute drive from city centre. Parking just €2 for the first three hours and then €2 per hour thereafter. 
Restricted Car Access and Parking for IMMA on 8 and 27 March 2016
If you are visiting IMMA this March please note that there will be restricted access and restricted parking for cars on Tuesday 8 and Sunday 27 March 2016 due to State events being held on site. The Galleries will be open as normal and pedestrian access is not affected.

On foot: Approximately 30 to 40 minutes from city centre.

By train: 8 minute walk from Heuston Station; from Connolly and Tara Street Stations by 90 bus to Heuston.

By Dublin bikes: There are a number of Dublin Bike stands near IMMA, one at the entrance on Military Road(outside Supervalu) and another on Kilmainham Lane.

To view the location of IMMA in relation to other galleries in Dublin please visit Dublin Galley Map which has an excellent map that can be searched on screen or downloaded as a pdf.

**Please note there are traffic and pedestrian restrictions in place on Sunday 26 June, Tuesday 28 June, Thursday 30 June and Saturday 2 July 2016 due to a series of outdoor music concerts organised by Festival Republic taking place on the grounds of the RHK / IMMA. Click here for more info

CCTV Policy

We would like to make our visitors aware that CCTV is in operation at IMMA. Any enquiries regarding this should be sent to the Data Controller, IMMA, Military Road, D08 FW31.

Location Map

Nearby Visitor Attractions

Walkable in approx. 15-20 minutes

Kilmainham Gaol, 10 minutes

Guinness Storehouse, 15 minutes

NCAD Gallery, 20 minutes

National Museum of Ireland: Decorative Arts & History (Collins Barracks), 20 minutes

Official Hotel Partner

If you are looking for a hotel in Dublin, we highly recommend Dean Dublin, IMMA's Official Hotel Partner. Since they opened their doors in 2014, Dean Dublin has strived to create a fun and vibrant space for their guests, right in the heart of the city. Dean Dublin showcases original artworks by Irish artists throughout the hotel and their collection, curated by James Earley, features many artists whose work is also represented in the IMMA Collection; these include Irish artists Mark Francis, Richard Gorman, Patrick Scott and Samuel Walsh.

Irish Museum of Modern Art, Royal Hospital, Kilmainham, Dublin 8, Ireland
Tel: +353-1-6129900, Email:


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