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King John's Castle

Nicholas Street | King's Island, Limerick, Ireland
+353 61 360 788
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This newly renovated 13th-century castle is open for tours.
  • Excellent54%
  • Very good33%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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Nicholas Street | King's Island, Limerick, Ireland
+353 61 360 788
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Reviewed yesterday

Our second day in Ireland and we stopped by on our way from Ennis to Dingle with modest expectations which were easily exceeded. The Museum offers a detailed history of Ireland that we were not aware of and in an engaging way. They have an...More

Thank BayAreaGuySanJose_CA
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Went with teenage nephew and our own younger children, 7 to 12. We all really enjoyed trip. Interactive and media displays very interesting and we'll thought out. Role play staff mostly engaging and helpful. Fees in were good value, and handy car parking nearby. Souvenir...More

Thank BrianGGall
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I found the exhibition very interesting. From the tower of the castle there is a nice view. If the weather is good the visit is very enjoyable.

Thank Natalia K
Reviewed 2 days ago

We visited the castle on a wet and windy day (typical weather for Ireland). I was very surprised by the detail of the presentations plus the visit to the foundations was very interesting indeed. There is a lovely coffee shop. The price of admission is...More

Thank Derry B
Reviewed 2 days ago

I got the chance to visit this castle as I was heading from Shannon down to Killarney and decided to stop off in Limerick as I was never actually in Limerick before. When I got to the reception we paid in and headed up the...More

Thank danny2013do
Reviewed 3 days ago

This was by far one of the best castles we visited while in Ireland. You can actually walk around and in a good bit of the structure. The surrounding area is nice to walk around as well.

Thank mpellegrino
Reviewed 3 days ago

DO not miss this opportunity to explore a 1200's castle. There is so much information in the interprative center, and then you get to stroll in, around, under and through this historic castle

Thank Sharon L
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

It was very interesting, has a beautiful landscape from the bastion of the castle, and the customed irish "inhabitants of the castle" are kind and handsome ;)

Thank RZsofi1989
Reviewed 5 days ago

Not sure I would make a special trip to Limerick for this attraction, however if you are anywhere near it is well worth a few hours. We spent about 3 hours and saw all we wanted and had a quick bite to eat in their...More

Thank TrinketTobin
Reviewed 5 days ago

Loved this castle. Great interactive displays and backstory before you come out into the castle courtyard. Take the time to slowly meander through the exhibits and read and listen. Made the experience much better. Great views fro the top of the castle.

Thank Vanessa G
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18 July 2017|
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Response from AJPD17 | Reviewed this property |
About a 25 minute drive
5 February 2017|
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Response from Allis0n99 | Reviewed this property |
We visited on a Sunday and spent about 2.5 hours at the castle. We were also able to park on the street near the castle with free parking but we arrived early.