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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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What a charm

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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 18, 2015
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Yoakum
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44 reviews 44 reviews
4 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015 NEW

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 NEW

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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015 NEW

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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5 reviews 5 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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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
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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6 reviews 6 reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
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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Düsseldorf
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34 attraction reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

The Frank McCourt museum brings the book Angela's Ashes to life. If you haven't read it, the museum will not likely make much sense but if you have, it is a great culmination of some of Frank's memories and experiences. Una, the lovely woman who has created the museum and runs it (and is an incredible watercolor painter!!!), has some... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

We were visiting Ireland recently on vacation. My niece really wanted to visit the Frank McCort museum since she read the book Angela's Ashes. The rest of my family went to please her. I am very glad that we did. The rest of us knew nothing about the book or the man, but we found ourselves entertained nevertheless. The proprietor... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

Great visit! Really enjoyed delving into Limerick's past. Something for everyone, big and small. Special thanks to Una!

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