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Frank McCourt Museum

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

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Well worth seeing

the guide, a student from UL was very knowledgable about the subject and very passionate about Limerick

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 22, 2015
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Happy Valley-Goose Bay, Canada
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Happy Valley-Goose Bay, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015 NEW

the guide, a student from UL was very knowledgable about the subject and very passionate about Limerick

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

Good guide, obviously this museum does offer an awesome experience, if you have read "angela's ashes", but even for people who didn't read the book, the museum is still very interesting. It really does a good job, showing how poor families lived back on the day in Limerick.

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Limerick, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015

Having read the book and seen the film 'Angela's ashes' by Frank McCourt - the visit to the museum made the experience even more vivid. Very nice display of things and pictures of Franks childhood in Limerick. Thank's to Una Heaton who gave a very detailed and lively description of all the things collected for the museum. Many regards from... More 

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Yoakum
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

Had a most enjoyable time visiting the museum. Was invited to visit in Dec 2014 but didn't make it but this was my first stop this trip. Thanks Jeff for a very informative tour. Thanks Una for all her hard work in setting up the displays - wonderful job.

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Chico, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

We were greeted by a very nice and knowledgeable man named Jeff. We had our own private tour, enjoyed all about the museum.

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Castlebar, Ireland
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

Enjoyable and educational, good displays and very informative. Definitely worth a visit and easily accessible from the main street, O'Connell Street

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Denver, Colorado
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

A bit cheesy but if you are a frank McCourt fan it's worth the visit. Proprietor is charming and an accomplished artist to boot.

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Ardmore, Oklahoma
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

We saw actually where the author lived and attended school and live his early life. It is true to the book and if you have not read the book YOU WILL WANT TO!

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Maidstone, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

Having read the book and seen the film about Frank McCourts life, all was brought to a stark reality when seeing and sensing some of his experiences when growing up in such a desparate & poor environment

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

I was here just before Christmas as I had friends and family home. As a Limerick native I knew the story of Frank McCourt but had never visited the museum. It was great to see the replica school house, rooms with 'Little Italy' and the documents of the time. Everyone who went really enjoyed the visit. I've heard there is... More 

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