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Hunt Museum

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The Hunt Museum houses one of Ireland's greatest private collections of art and antiquities, dating from the Neolithic to the 20th Century, including works by Renoir, Picasso and Yeats. The Gallery exhibits a range of temporary exhibitions...more
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The Custom House | Rutland St., Limerick, Ireland
+353 61 312 833
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All reviews private collection custom house eclectic collection jack yeats personal collection religious artifacts three floors bronze age open drawers on display interesting pieces irish artists treasure trove well worth a visit gift shop guided tour two hours
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Not a lot to see at the moment. The cafe was good and the cake tasty! The staff were helpful and understood our disappointment at there being so little to see.

Thank hillfieldjp
Reviewed October 4, 2018

The Hunt museum located in Limerick is not especially geared to Irish history but the collection of artifacts, paintings and jewelry put together by this archaeology enthusiast is definitely worth visiting. Lots of variety and interesting pieces. We quite enjoyed it.

Thank Beluga58
Reviewed September 30, 2018

While a small special exhibit may be seen, the main exhibit is closed because renovations are underway to install fireproofing. Those who particularly enjoy sailing may enjoy the special exhibit, For me, making a trip especially to include the Hunt Museum, and finding its main...More

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Reviewed September 29, 2018

I very much enjoyed my visit to this museum. There was a huge variety of items to view and learn about. Highly recommended.

Thank Travmama
Reviewed September 23, 2018

We visited on a Sunday when it's open from 2 to 5. Hours differ by day. There was no fee on Sunday. There are three floors and the basement but only the main floor and basement were open. Not sure why the second and third...More

1  Thank Malone2
Reviewed September 9, 2018 via mobile

It was good to visit. Not to much into this kind of stuff but my visitors were and they really enjoyed it.

Thank Fortnight_Queen
Reviewed September 7, 2018 via mobile

This place took my breath away. First of all the staff were enthusiastic pointing out interesting exhibits, like a Picasso sketch, tucked away in a draw! They encouraged you to fossick and were happy to explain items. The exhibits themselves are so numerous almost to...More

Thank MarkP08
Reviewed September 4, 2018 via mobile

Visited with Australian friend . Nice experience as building pleasant and exhibition enjoyable . Shop however is a rip off with poor selection and prices double for some items recently purchased in UK .

Thank KateU7684AG
Reviewed August 29, 2018

The Hunt Museum is a small museum dedicated to Irish art and historical artifacts in the heart of the old portion of Limerick City near King John's Castle and St. Mary's Cathedral. It has a wide variety of artifacts, including jewelry, pottery, religious articles, as...More

Thank WestSideKid
Reviewed August 20, 2018 via mobile

I visited the Hunt Museum on my first trip to Limerick. I love all types of museums and this was a great one. Very eclectic collections of ancient artifacts, jewelry, art, etc. it’s a must see on your next visit to Limerick.

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HuntMuseum, Marketing Department at Hunt Museum, responded to this reviewResponded August 29, 2018

Thank you for your review! We are delighted to hear you enjoyed your visit, and our collection!

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June 21, 2018|
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I'm afraid I do not know the answer. I was in a rental car when I visited.