Opening Hours

Full opening hours


Royal Hospital Kilmainham
Dublin 8, D08 FW31, Ireland
Phone +353 1 6129900

View Map

Find us by

  • Free, booking required for a selection of events

Add some cultural flavour to your summer plans with our IMMA Outdoors programme. We have a range of tours and activities for you to enjoy with your family and friends in the stunning grounds of IMMA. From a soothing session of lunchtime and evening yoga in our Formal Gardens to exploring the biodiversity our 48 acre site, there is something for everyone to enjoy this summer. Scroll down to find out more about our upcoming events this July. 

Explore the Green Cube Biodiversity Tour
July - Sept 2023
2.00pm - 4.00pm

Meeting Point: Main Reception
Free, booking required. Book your place here

This tour is led by Sandra Murphy, a member of IMMA’s Visitor Engagement Team and an amateur wildlife photographer and Birder. This easy one-hour walking tour will explore part of the 48-acre IMMA and RHK site which includes the Meadows and Formal Gardens, to observe the birds, plants, and pollinating insects. Hand lenses and magnifying glasses will be provided. 

Places for this tour are limited to seven. Book early to avoid disappointment!

 Date  Time
 Friday 28 July  2pm – 4pm
 Friday 4 August  2pm – 4pm
 Friday 11 August  2pm – 4pm
 Friday 25 August  2pm – 4pm
 Friday 15 September  2pm – 4pm
 Friday 22 September  2pm – 4pm

Lunchtime & Evening Yoga
July - Sept 2023

Location: Formal Gardens (If weather is wet, sessions will take place in the pavilion)
Drop-in, no booking required.

Our popular outdoor yoga sessions return to the scenic Formal Gardens. Suitable for attendees of any age and abilityThe classes offer an oasis of calm and wellness in the heart of the city. 

With 40 years of experience in teaching yoga, relaxation, meditation and embodiment practices, Paola brings a contagious joy of movement and a wide range of techniques to suit diverse needs. Paola’s interest in experiential anatomy, embodied philosophy, storytelling, and visualisation, make these classes a tonic for the body, mind, and soul. 

Date Time
Wednesday, 23 August 1pm
Thursday, 24 August 6pm
Wednesday, 30 August 1pm
Thursday, 31 August 6pm
Wednesday, 6 September 1pm
Thursday, 7 September 6pm
Wednesday, 13 September 1pm
Thursday, 14 September 6pm

Important information: Please wear comfortable clothes and bring your own yoga mat. Avoid eating a full meal before the class. Please contact the facilitator in advance of attending a class to inform her of any health issue that may be relevant to the practice of yoga. 

Parent and Baby Group Gallery Tour
Thurs 28 Sept 2023
11.00 - 12.30am

Meeting point: Main Reception
Free, booking required. Book your place here.

To all new parents out there, we are inviting you to come to IMMA and join us for Parent & Baby Hour at the Museum. Join our Visitor Engagement Team in the gallery for a relaxed tour and discussion about artworks featured in our current exhibitions.

Our aim is to provide a relaxed casual space for parents to meet up and at the same time to nurture their imaginative and creative side with baby looking on. Discover more information here.

Talking Art Outdoors, IMMA Horizons Curator’s Tour
Thurs 7 Sept 2023
6pm - 6.45pm

Location: Meet by the People’s Pavilion

Join IMMA Horizons Curator Bairbre-Ann Harkin and walk and talk through IMMA’s gardens, sharing thoughts about a small selection of outdoor works from the permanent collection during this slow art tour.

This 45 minute tour is free and open to all, no experience necessary. Booking is recommended. The tour will begin outside IMMA’s People’s Pavilion on the Front Lawn and weave its way through the grounds at a slow and relaxed pace.

Talking Art Outdoors is part of IMMA Horizons – IMMA Horizons aims to contribute to new thinking on how creativity can positively impact health and wellbeing through programming and partnerships. We provide creative opportunities for adults to meet and explore art together at a relaxed pace.

If you have any access queries regarding the tour, or would like any more information before booking, please contact [email protected]