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Hunt Museum

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Address: The Custom House | Rutland St., Limerick, Ireland
Phone Number: +353 61 312 833
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Sun 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Mon - Sat 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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The Hunt Museum houses one of Ireland's greatest private collections of art...

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.

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We made a short visit on a Sunday which offers free entry and found the exhibits really interesting. Would recommend a visit while in Limerick, especially on a Sunday with free... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
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Cradley, United Kingdom
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Cradley, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We made a short visit on a Sunday which offers free entry and found the exhibits really interesting. Would recommend a visit while in Limerick, especially on a Sunday with free entry

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Often called here before and was very satisfied but not on this occasion. Service was bety slow and food was no wa

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Thank Paul D
Seattle, Washington
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

the rain was coming down, so we escaped into the Hunt museum, we spent about two hours touring the various rooms and looking at what makes Ireland so special

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Thank Michael C
Cheshire, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Thoroughly enjoyed the beautiful exhibits in this small museum. Perfect for wandering around free on a Sunday afternoon. The cafe is very good too.

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Thank Elaine G
Limerick, Ireland
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12 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Food is delicious and well priced Lunch menu in particular is good but all day salads cakes etc excellent too Service friendly and helpful staff Well worth a visit to museum too

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Thank Margaret G
Stone Mountain, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Hunt Museum is a must see if you are in Limerick. It's conveniently located near plenty of historical places and the artifacts that are on display there are simply stunning. Plan to spend about an hour and a half to two hours there. They have a gift shop that offers lots of unique souvenirs at very reasonable prices. The... More 

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Thank CheriB20152016
Fortaleza, Ceara, Brazil
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29 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The museum consists in a collection of artifacts gathered or donated temporarily from all around the world. The tiny pieces of history, with its amount of details are impressive. I took pictures from almost everything I have seen there, there is nothing that is not worth reading or carefully look at the details of something from a bronze age or... More 

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Thank Rodrigo T
Ireland
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21 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I've visited The Hunt a few times and always find it stimulating, also made special by the knowledgeable docents. Today, I met two American friends for coffee in the Hunt Museum Cafe. They had not been to the Hunt before. When I mentioned about the Picasso, they were intrigued and keen to check out it. As we entered the museum... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

A boutique museum, small but very interesting. Gives a concise history of the city and it's people over the past three hundred years

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Thank Tony28945
Limerick, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2016

Very fine collection of period art, ceramics, and fabrics, etc. Well worth the 'wee' Euro entrance fee. Plan a full morning or afternoon to study in depth.

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