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Royal Hospital Kilmainham
Dublin 8, D08 FW31, Ireland
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AboutBooking a Group Guided Tour Terms

IMMA connects audiences and art, providing an extraordinary space where contemporary life and contemporary art connect, challenge and inspire one another. We share, develop and conserve the Irish National Collection of Modern and Contemporary Art for now and for the future.

Booking a Group Guided Tour Terms

Booking Notice
Tours must be booked at least two weeks in advance of your intended visit. Please contact us if you have difficulty meeting these requirements by emailing [email protected] or phoning Chris on +353 (0)1 612 9937

Group Size
All children and school groups must be accompanied by an adult throughout the tour. Two adults should accompany each school group over 16 pupils (Max. 32 pupils). Please contact the museum should you have difficulty meeting these requirements.
Maximum Adult group size is 50.

Touching artworks is not permitted, due to the delicate nature of their materials.
Photography is only possible in certain galleries, in accordance with the artist’s instructions. Please check with your tour guide, or any member of the Visitor Engagement Team, before taking any photographs. Photographs may only be taken for personal use. Flash photography is never permitted.
School bags or backpacks must be stored in the lockers provided or left in an area designated by the Visitor Engagement Team.
Food and liquids are not permitted in the galleries.
Please arrive in IMMA’s main reception at the time confirmed for the tour to start.
For children under twelve, please give each child a name label before the tour begins.

A basement room near the cafe is available for primary schools students eating packed lunches. You can book this space online as part of the tour booking process.
IMMA is fully wheelchair accessible. Manual wheelchairs are available upon request. Please give us as much information as possible about any particular needs your group might have in the comment section of the online booking process.

If, due to unexpected or unforeseen circumstances, your tour date needs to be changed by IMMA we will contact you to arrange a new date.
Should you wish to cancel your tour, please telephone phone Chris in advance on +353 (0) 1 612 9937 or email [email protected]

Primary School Teachers: Please download and read the Primary School Tour Guidelines in advance of your visit.

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Important Notice


We would like to advise our visitors that our Main Reception area is closed for renovation from 22 April until mid-June. A temporary reception is open on the ground floor next to the original main entrance. There are three exhibitions to visit  Hilary Heron: A Retrospective; Derry Film & Video Workshop and Self: Determination: Artists Commissions. IMMA’s shop, café and gardens are all open.