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Hunt Museum

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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. The Gallery exhibits a range of temporary exhibitions...more
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The Custom House | Rutland St., Limerick, Ireland
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All reviews private collection eclectic collection custom house personal collection jack yeats religious artifacts three floors open drawers on display interesting pieces irish artists treasure trove well worth a visit gift shop two hours little gem rainy day
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A unique museum that allows the visitor an inside look at the life and times of an interesting family based in Limerick.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank tvpappy
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you are into religious objects you will enjoy this museum. It was too bitty for me. However the staff is knowledgeable and helpful.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Ferdi H
Reviewed 10 February 2019 via mobile

Very interesting artefacts from all eras. We were late for the start of the tour but joined in one early on. The guide Michael was very entertaining and informative and we thought it was hilarious when he pointed out the stuff he hated!! The museum...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 1 February 2019

The Hunt Museum contains a wide range of objects compiled by a pair of private collectors, and as such contains some fascinating and beautiful items among a range of less interesting stuff. Some items were also not labelled, and some of the collection is stored...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank nikmyers
Reviewed 11 December 2018 via mobile

This is a real serious museum with artefacts from all corners of the world. There are many very important exhibits here which are unique to this part of the world.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 22 October 2018 via mobile

Not a lot to see at the moment. The cafe was good and the cake tasty! The staff were helpful and understood our disappointment at there being so little to see.More

Date of experience: October 2018
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HuntMuseum, Marketing Coordinator at Hunt Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 10 December 2018

We apologize for the inconvenience caused. Our Permanent Collection is temporarily closed due to essential fire safety work, and will reopen early January, 2019. Our Café, Gift Shop, and Exhibition Gallery will remain open, and host a variety of events and exhibitions. We are glad...More

Reviewed 4 October 2018

The Hunt museum located in Limerick is not especially geared to Irish history but the collection of artifacts, paintings and jewelry put together by this archaeology enthusiast is definitely worth visiting. Lots of variety and interesting pieces. We quite enjoyed it.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Beluga58
HuntMuseum, Marketing Coordinator at Hunt Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 10 December 2018
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We are glad you enjoyed your visit!

Reviewed 1 October 2018

While a small special exhibit may be seen, the main exhibit is closed because renovations are underway to install fireproofing. Those who particularly enjoy sailing may enjoy the special exhibit, For me, making a trip especially to include the Hunt Museum, and finding its main...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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HuntMuseum, Marketing Coordinator at Hunt Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 10 December 2018

We apologize for the inconvenience caused. Our Permanent Collection is temporarily closed due to essential fire safety work, and will reopen early January, 2019. Our Café, Gift Shop, and Exhibition Gallery will remain open, and host a variety of events and exhibitions. We are glad...More

Reviewed 30 September 2018

I very much enjoyed my visit to this museum. There was a huge variety of items to view and learn about. Highly recommended.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 23 September 2018

We visited on a Sunday when it's open from 2 to 5. Hours differ by day. There was no fee on Sunday. There are three floors and the basement but only the main floor and basement were open. Not sure why the second and third...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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