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Guided Tours of Current Exhibitions

These informal tours provide a general introduction to exhibitions at IMMA.

Tour times:
Wednesday 1.15pm, Saturday and Sunday 2.30pm.

Each tour lasts 30 minutes. Please arrive early for tours as numbers are limited (max 20).

No booking required. Tours may not take place if other Education & Community Projects/Talks/Lectures/Events are in progress. Please inquire at reception on the day.

Pre-booked Guided Tours, Tuesdays to Fridays 9.30am - 11.30am

Guided tours are available for special interest groups including schools, colleges and adult education. Take a walk through any of our exhibitions exploring a variety of themes, the guided tour will pull together connections and meaning from distinct parts of our exhibitions. Every tour is different.

Our Free Group tours are available Tuesday to Friday at 9.30am; 10am, 10.30am, 11am and 2.30pm.  Advance booking is required. Please note that the museum opens to the general public at 11.30am.

To Book

click here to book a tour online or tel:  01 612-9937 or email: foh@imma.ie. Tours must be booked at least two weeks in advance.

Tours are led by IMMA staff and are free of charge except for occasional temporary exhibitions - students in full time education are exempt from this charge.

Specialised Tours - Irish Language, Audio Description and Touch Tours

In addition to our regular tours IMMA offers a range of specialised tours including Irish language, Audio Description and Touch tours. We welcome all groups and can tailor tours to your needs.

For more information and to book please contact Chris Jones at chris.jones@imma.ie or 01 612 9937.

Visiting IMMA with Groups (10 or More People)

Guided tours are available for special interest groups including schools, colleges and adult education. Your group will be led through one of our exhibitions exploring a variety of themes, and your knowledgeable guide will pull together connections and meaning from distinct parts of the exhibition programme. Led by members of our Visitor Engagement Team every tour is different.

Maximum school group size 32. Two adults should accompany each school group. Maximum Adult group size 50.

Tours are led by IMMA staff and are free of charge. Normal exhibition fee applies for special exhibitions. 

The majority of IMMA’s exhibitions are free to enter, except for occasional special exhibitions, such as the IMMA Collection: Freud Project. Admission to all IMMA exhibitions is free for those under 18 and/or those in full time education.

Self-Guided Groups

If you choose not to avail of a free tour with one of our Visitor Engagement Team you may still visit the museum with your group, but you will need to book your group visit in with us.  Capacity for each gallery space changes for every exhibition so it is important to note that the galleries might not be able to accommodate entry to large groups. Access is therefore not guaranteed and will depend on capacity on a given day and time. Priority will always be given to groups who have booked in with us in advance.

  • Groups must be supervised at all times. Larger groups must be split into smaller groups of fifteen people, with one leader per group.
  • Please ensure that the leader remains with the group at all times in the gallery.
  • Groups of over 10 people seeking to book a self-guided visit should contact foh@imma.ie at least one week in advance
  • Groups arriving without pre-booking may be asked to wait or return at a later time.

Any self-guided groups wishing to visit IMMA Collection: Freud Project must notify IMMA in advance of your visit as entry is by time-slot only. Due to the number and delicate nature of the works and the limited circulation space of the historic building that houses the Freud Centre capacity is strictly limited and large groups cannot be accommodated in this exhibition. Please email foh@imma.ie for more details.

Group leaders and students visiting the Gallery should make themselves familiar with the IMMA’s terms and conditions.

 

Irish Museum of Modern Art, Royal Hospital, Kilmainham, Dublin 8, D08 FW31, Ireland
Tel: +353-1-6129900, Email:
info@imma.ie