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Hunt Museum

Open Now: 2:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
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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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Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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 2 weeks ago 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 2 weeks ago 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 .

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago 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 3 weeks ago

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

Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Sunday’s are free! I thought they had a really nice collection of historical pieces from different parts of Europe. In a house so it wasn’t a just a building. Fun to r plies and glad we went

Thank Maggymuffin
HuntMuseum, Marketing Department at Hunt Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Sunday's are free, and Mondays are also 2 for 1! Thank you for your kind review, we are glad you enjoyed your visit and enjoyed viewing our collection. Make sure to visit our Gallery which always houses different visiting and temporary exhibitions!

Reviewed August 16, 2018 via mobile

This is a fairly small but excellent museum based on a private collection. There is a fee to enter but not a big one and it’s worth it. Take your time looking around and do open the drawers as there are exhibits in them. The...More

Thank feralglow
HuntMuseum, Marketing Department at Hunt Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your review and feedback. We are glad that you enjoyed your visit to the Hunt Museum! There are many hidden treasures in the the drawers, such as our Renoir! Which you would not find unless you open all the drawers in every...More

Reviewed August 14, 2018

the collection was well worth seeing ,though some of the exhibits lacked labels. It would be easy to miss things if you do not check out each drawer.More

1  Thank EdmondKilkenny
HuntMuseum, Marketing Department at Hunt Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your feedback and review! We will take into account the issue with the labels. But we are glad that you enjoyed your visit, our collection is definitely one that you need to take your time exploring! There is a bit of everything!...More

Reviewed August 14, 2018 via mobile

This was one of the first places to visit when we got to Ireland. We were walking past it and decided to go in and check it out. The admission price was good and there were several floors and rooms to check out artifacts from...More

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HuntMuseum, Marketing Department at Hunt Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

We are delighted and honored that your visit to Ireland began at the Hunt Museum! It means a lot that you enjoyed our collection. Thank you for your kind review, and we hope to have you visit again!

Reviewed August 7, 2018 via mobile

We did an ad hoc walking around the town and came across the museum. Small but interesting displays. Worth going in, but would not make a special trip to viewMore

Thank markfprovost
HuntMuseum, Marketing Department at Hunt Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your review. We are glad that you found our collection interesting, and enjoyed your visit, there is definitely a bit of everything in there! We hope that you visit us again, and explore our Gallery as well, which houses local, national and...More

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June 21, 2018|
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