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How to get to IMMA Irish Museum of Modern Art

The main Museum entrance is on Military Road. Directions below are for this entrance. There is also a secondary Kilmainham 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:  IMMA is approx. a 12 minute drive from city centre (Stephen's Green). There is ample on-site parking which is just €3 for the first three hours. Parking machines take coins and chip an pin cards. Full Parking costs can be found below:

0-3 hrs - €3
0 - 4 hrs - €5
0 - 6 hrs - €10
6+ hrs - €15

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.

Wheelchair Accessibility

IMMA is fully accessible by wheelchair users. Manual wheelchairs are available on a first-come first served basis. Parking is available for blue badge holders close to the entrance of the Museum. If you would like assistance planning your visit please call us on 01 6129900 or email

Visitor Facilities

Adapted toilets, baby changing facilities and a locker room are available.

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

Please click on 'directions' on the map below to expand this Google map where you can enter your starting point and mode of transport.

Please note that if you are entering Dublin via car from the West / N4/ M4 you cannot turn right onto Military Road. To access IMMA from this direction you can either turn right toward Kilmainham village and access via Kilmainham Road, or continue on the quays past Heuston Station ad turn right onto the Rory O'Moore Bridge and loop back along the quays toward IMMA, turning left onto Military Rd.

Nearby Visitor Attractions

Walkable in approx. 15-20 minutes

Kilmainham Gaol, 10 minutes
(Directions via Kilmainham Gate)

Richmond Barracks, 16 minutes)
(Directions via Kilmainham Gate)

Guinness Storehouse, 15 minutes
(Directions via Military Rd Gate)

NCAD Gallery, 20 minutes
(Directions via Military Rd Gate)

Official Hospitality 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, D08 FW31, Ireland
Tel: +353-1-6129900, Email:


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