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Public Tours

These informal tours provide a general introduction to exhibitions in the New Galleries. Tuesday 2.30pm, Wednesday 2.30pm, Thursday 2.30pm, Friday 2.30pm, Saturday 12noon and 2.30pm, Sunday 2.30pm. Each tour lasts 30 minutes.

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.

Guided Tours
Guided tours of the exhibition Sidney Nolan, Ned Kelly Series presented by Etihad Airways are available from 6 November for special interest groups including schools, colleges and adult education. Tours are available Tuesday, Thursday and Friday at 10.00am, 11.45am and 4.00pm, and on Wednesday at 11.45am and 4.00pm. Each tour lasts 45 minutes.

Booking required. Maximum School group size 32. Two adults should accompany each school group. Maximum Adult group size 50. Please click > here to book a tour online or tel: 01 612 9900, email: frontofhouse@imma.ie, at least three weeks in advance.

IMMA @ NCH at Earlsfort Terrace

Public Tours
These informal tours provide a general introduction to the exhibitions at IMMA at NCH. Tours may not take place if other Education & Community Projects/Talks/Lectures/Events are in progress. Please enquire at reception on the day.

Afternoon and Evening Tours
Tuesday 2.30pm, Thursday 6.00pm, Saturday 2.30pm and Sunday 2.30pm. Each tour lasts 30 minutes. No booking required.

Lunchtime Tours
Wednesday and Friday at 1.15pm. Each tour lasts 30 minutes. No booking required.

Guided Tours
Guided tours of the exhibition Alice Maher: Becoming are available from 9 October for special interest groups including schools, colleges and adult education. Tours are available Tuesday, Thursday and Friday at 10.00am, 11.45am and 4.00pm, and on Wednesday at 11.45am and 4.00pm. Each tour lasts 45 minutes. 

Booking required. Maximum School group size 32. Two adults should accompany each school group. Maximum Adult group size 50. Please click > here to book a tour online or tel: 01 612 9900, email: frontofhouse@imma.ie, at least three weeks in advance.

Tours are led by IMMA staff. All tours are free of charge. Please arrive early for tours where no booking is required as numbers are limited.

Guided Tour & Workshop

Groups can arrange a workshop in conjunction with a guided tour. For further information please contact Lisa Moran, tel: 01 612 9912, email: lisa.moran@imma.ie or Caroline Orr, tel: 01 612 9956, email: caroline.orr@imma.ie

Please read Terms and Conditions below before clicking the Book Now button.

Booking an IMMA Guided Tour

The Irish Museum of Modern Art’s exhibitions programmes are based in two separate locations – the New Galleries in the grounds of the Royal Hospital Kilmainham, D8, and the ground floor exhibitions spaces in the National Concert Hall building in Earlsfort Terrace, D2. The move to the NCH building is due to extensive refurbishment works being carried out at the main building at the RHK in 2012.

IMMA offers pre-booked Guided Tours at both locations.

  • Teachers, tutors or group leaders can book guided tours of IMMA’s exhibitions for their students/groups.
  • Each tour is led by IMMA staff.
  • Guided tours are free and last 45 minutes approximately. There are set times for guided tours: Tuesday, Thursday and Friday at 10.00am, 11.45am and 4.00pm and Wednesday at 11.45am and 4.00pm.
  • Two adults should accompany each school group (Max. 32 pupils).
  • Tours must be booked at least three weeks in advance of your intended visit. Please contact the museum should you have difficulty meeting these requirements at tel: +353-1-612 9900 or email: frontofhouse@imma.ie
  • All children and school groups must be accompanied by an adult throughout the tour.
  • The adult to children/school group (aged 18 and under) supervision ratio is 1:16. Please contact the museum should you have difficulty meeting these requirements.
  • Lunch room facilities for Primary School Groups:
    IMMA at Kilmainham: A basement room near the café is available for children eating packed lunches. Please book online as part of the tour booking process.
    IMMA at NCH, Earlsfort Terrace: Please request by contacting Christine O’Neill at tel: 01-612 9914.
  • If due to unexpected circumstances your tour date needs to be changed, the Museum will contact you to arrange a new date.
  • Should you wish to cancel your tour, please telephone Front of House tel: +353-1-612 9900 or email: frontofhouse@imma.ie
  • Fully wheelchair accessible. Wheelchairs are available upon request.
  • IMMA recognises the importance of your privacy when visiting our website. Please click > here to read IMMA’s Privacy Policy.
  • For further information contact Front of House at tel: +353-1-612 9900 or email: frontofhouse@imma.ie

IMMA, Royal Hospital Kilmainham, Military Road, Dublin 8
Exhibition: Sidney Nolan, Ned Kelly Series presented by Etihad Airways

IMMA at NCH, Earlsfort Terrace, Dublin 2
Exhibition: Alice Maher: Becoming

To book a Guided Tour, simply click on the button below and:
Step 1. Select available date.
Step 2. Select preferred location.
Step 3. Fill in all the required information on the booking form. When your booking is complete, you will receive a confirmation email.

Booking an IMMA Guided Tour

IMMA Primary School Programme

  • From the month of June the IMMA Primary School Programme will take place at the Museum’s new off-site location IMMA at NCH, Earlsfort Terrace, adjacent to the National Concert Hall, off St Stephen’s Green, Dublin 2.
  • The IMMA Primary School Programme lasts 2 hours and includes a guided tour followed by an artmaking workshop.
  • Each visit is led by IMMA gallery staff, the Mediators.
  • Participating teachers can download a set of notes regarding the exhibitions that children will visit, exploring themes in selected artworks and suggesting starting-points for art projects back in the classroom.
  • There are set times for Primary School Programme tours: at 10:00am on Tuesday, Thursday and Friday, and 11:45am on Wednesday.
  • Tours must be booked at least three weeks in advance of your intended visit.
  • All children must be accompanied by an adult throughout the tour. At least two adults need to accompany 32 children.
  • The maximum number of children per tour is 32.
  • A fee of €25.00 is charged for the Primary School Programme. However, if your school is listed on the DEIS Scheme, there is no charge.
  • If you wish to book a room for eating a packed lunch please contact Christine O'Neill at email: christine.oneill@imma.ie
  • If you wish to cancel your tour please telephone Front of House at Tel: 01-612 9900.
  • IMMA at NCH at Earlsfort Terrace is fully wheelchair accessible.
  • Buses can drop off and pick up at Earlsfort Terrace but cannot park. Buses may wish to park on Nassau Street, please click >here for further information on parking.
  • IMMA recognizes the importance of your privacy when visiting our website. Please click > here to read IMMA’s Privacy Policy.
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