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Frank McCourt Museum

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Address: Hartstonge Street | Leamy House, Limerick, Ireland
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11:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sat 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

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Authentic Angela's Ashes

The museum is in the building of a school Frank attended. Downstairs is a collection of memorabilia and recollections. Upstairs the rooms are set up to give you an idea of how... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 26, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

The museum is in the building of a school Frank attended. Downstairs is a collection of memorabilia and recollections. Upstairs the rooms are set up to give you an idea of how folks lived in Limerick in those days. The guide knew Frank personally and could tell you tales and yarns from Frank's books and some that never made it... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015 NEW

We love odd and unusual museums and this one is certainly unique. It is a homespun little place in the school Frank attended, the guide added to its charm..

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

I visited this on a day out exploring limerick city by myself. I arrived around 3pm and was shown around by a lovely gentleman who knew alot about the book and the Mc Courts life. Its a short and sweet visit but thats all you would really need. Was great to see all the old pictures of the family especially... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

Charming old school building relating the Angela's Ashes story of Frank McCourt Great area to visit and this is one of the attractions but not worth going up here just to see this museum.

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Limerick, Ireland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

Very simple but very informative museum in the heart of Georgian Limerick. Excellent guides and very cheap entrance fee plus a free lollipop. Passed away a few hour in Limerick city in an enjoyable manner.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

The museum is interesting. I am a huge fan so was gratified to see so many items from Angela's Ashes as well as other aspects of McCourt's life; I think the museum is also enlightening for those who want to know more about mid century life in Limerick. The staff are very enthusiastic and helpful.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

The museum was interesting to me, since I had read the book long ago, actually in 1996 in Ireland. I got the most out of the pictures of Frank and the family. Also appreciated knowing what happened to them all .

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

Our guide was very knowledgeable. We really enjoyed learning more about Frank McCourt and was neat to see all of the history behind his life.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

Our guide was great, certainly knew the history. Apartment nearby should have no entry as I accidently walked in the door, certainly surprised the occupant. Lots of photo's and articles to look at.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

My son and I visited the Museum recently on our first trip to Ireland and we were delighted to spend a couple of hours browsing through the memorabilia and meeting the hosts who were very knowledgable and helpful. My son was reading Angelas Ashes at the time and I had read it years ago, so we were right in the... More 

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Additional Information about Frank McCourt Museum

Address: Hartstonge Street | Leamy House, Limerick, Ireland
Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Limerick  >  Limerick
Open Hours:
Monday 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

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