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Frank McCourt Museum

Address: Hartstonge Street | Leamy House, Limerick, Ireland
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Ranked #5 of 55 Attractions in Limerick
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Specialty Museums, Museums
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Type: Specialty Museums, Museums
Hours:
Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sat 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

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New York City, New York
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

The museum was interesting. Those running the museum were fantastic and very knowlegeable of all things mccourt. Thanks

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

For all fans of Angela's Ashes and any other books written by Frank McCourt, this is a must see! Una Heaton, the owner of the museum, has creatively and skillfully replicated Frank's school house and one of his several childhood homes. You were really taken back in time while walking through the museum. I really got a feel for what... More 

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

What a very good attraction.The lady who showed us around knew all her stuff & it was quite moving to hear the life that these poor children had. The council are trying to close it down & sell for a big profit. This cannot be allowed!!!

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Los Angeles, California
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

The worst part of the tour was probably my mother and I, since we hadn't read more than a couple of Chapters of Angela's Ashes. Our tour guide's stories would probably have resonated more if we had done that. The museum is located in the Limey House, which is where McCourt actually went to school. But that was many years... More 

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Limerick, Limerick, Ireland
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

I recently visited the Frank McCourt Museum, and I absolutely loved it! The tour is wonderful, very informative, and interesting. I hope this museum stays open, and people keep visiting it.

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Conception Bay South, Canada
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

Fantastic property. Wonderful items and actual props from the Angela's Ashes movie. Wonderful history and items from Franks life. Very dedicated owner with a refreshing passion!

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Kiel, Schleswig-Holstein, Germany
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

By searching the South Pub in LImerick, where Franks father gets always drunk we discovered the Frank Mc Court Museum inside the Leamy School, where Frank went to school. We got a nice and friendly guided tour by the lovely woman who founded the Museum by her private engagement. I was so inspired by that visit that I started to... More 

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Wisbech, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014 via mobile

We found the museum very interesting and worth while. Una and John the hosts had lots of information and were happy to answer all our questions. Our only disappointment was that our android device is too old to use the new Angela's Ashes app for the museum. Thanks!

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Llanelli, Wales, United Kingdom
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

I have read Angela's Ashes, 'Tis and Teacher Man as well as watching the film of Angela's Ashes so didn't want to miss the opportunity of visiting this museum to learn more about the brilliant author, Frank McCourt. The museum was so good and the lady who built it and runs it was so interesting that I have come home... More 

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Burlington, North Carolina
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

Wonderful! I had just finished reading Angela's Ashes so this experience was very special--I took the Angela Ashes walking tour just prior to visiting the museum. This was my favorite experience in Limerick. The owner is very knowledgeable about Frank McCourt, his books and his family having interviewed Frank, his brothers, and wife in the past. She is very friendly,... More 

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