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Hunt Museum

The Custom House | Rutland St., Limerick, Ireland
+353 61 312 833
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Ranked #7 of 55 Attractions in Limerick
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: History Museums, Museums
Owner description: The Hunt Museum houses one of Ireland's greatest private collections of art and antiquities, dating...
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Type: History Museums, Museums
Hours:
Sun 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Mon - Sat 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Owner description: 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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Gorokan, Australia
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17 reviews 17 reviews
13 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014 NEW

What a great find in Limerick and so many interesting Objects to see . Amazing to think that just a couple of people had collected all these Wonderful things. The gift shop had some beautiful things as well

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New Paltz, New York
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3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014

We had a great time at the Museum. We received discount coupons from Declan our tour guide for the walking tour of Limerick. The Cafe and Giftshop are great!!!

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Staten Island, New York, United States
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

There were so many beautiful things to see on display. The museum invites you to open drawers and find the treasures hidden within. From textiles to fine jewels, armor to cutlery, everything a collector could imagine is here. We even purchased some jewelry in the gift shop before we left.

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Park City, Utah
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

We went there hoping to see a traveling exhibit of prison art, but it had closed the day before. The manager actually walked us downstairs to see if we could get a glimpse of some of the art that hadn't been bubble-wrapped and put away. I thought that was really really nice. This is a fun and eclectic museum, which... More 

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Hod HaSharon, HaMerkaz, Israel
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18 reviews 18 reviews
15 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

This outstanding museum is like visiting wonderland- you have to open drawers in order to see the exhibits! History walks here side by side with contemporary art and design, as the museum, which is more like a well organized curiosity shop, features exhibits from ancient times and modern ones. Even the usually suffering during museum visits will enjoy, as soon... More 

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Wittenberg, Wisconsin
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7 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

Definitely a worthwhile attraction and a tribute to the Hunt Family. The collection of varied unique art and artifacts is definitely worth the time viewing.

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Dublin, Ireland
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

I loved the exhibitions in the Hunt Museum. The staff and volunteers were attentive and friendly which added to the experience. They have a lovely restaurant and git shop where I started my Christmas shopping.

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Limerick, Ireland
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14 reviews 14 reviews
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

Called in for a look about and was not disappointed the lay out was very good and informative. Everything is well displayed and laid out to be viewed a nice relaxed atmosphere with happy helpful staff to hand for those questions.

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Limerick, Limerick, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

This is a lovely venue for adults & kids alike. We have 6 years old twin girls & a baby. It's nice to pop into the cafe on a Saturday afternoon for a relaxing coffee & home produced cakes, sanwiches or salads. The cafe overlooks the River Shannon is cosy but spacious. On certain days there is free kids art... More 

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Limerick
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18 reviews 18 reviews
7 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

the hunt museum is child friendly and they make the tour interesting for kids with a little work sheet for them. They have to answer the questions and riddles - it's fun

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