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Frank McCourt Museum

Hartstonge Street | Leamy House, Limerick, Ireland
+353 61 319 710
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Frank McCourt Lives On

This museum is definitely worth a visit. There is an interesting video and, on our visit, Una, an... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Ajijic, Mexico
Highly ecommendable

The guide gave us such a nice and interesting tour through the museum. He is a very good... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
Lisa G
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  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“school room” (11 reviews)
“old school” (10 reviews)
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Hartstonge Street | Leamy House, Limerick, Ireland
+353 61 319 710

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Reviewed 1 week ago

This museum is definitely worth a visit. There is an interesting video and, on our visit, Una, an articulate and dedicated volunteer detailed the collection of information regarding Frank's life as well as the artefacts showing the difficult conditions of growing up in a poor...More

Thank luckydi2015
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The guide gave us such a nice and interesting tour through the museum. He is a very good storyteller and took us on a journey back through Frack McCourts world. Very recommendable!

Thank Lisa G
Reviewed 15 April 2017

We spotted the museum just around the corner from our hotel . It was perfect to show the children what it was like in the past for some residents. It is run as a labour of love by Una who is very dedicated to the...More

Thank stephb310
Reviewed 11 April 2017

this is a disgrace as someone who knw him he would have hated it it not any realistic view but a few room with dummies in it and thats just the people awful

Thank kierancarey7
Reviewed 5 April 2017 via mobile

The museum itself was small but the gentleman giving talk was wonderful and very interesting. We came in off street and didn't do tour which I wish we had done.

Thank teetee45
Reviewed 1 March 2017

This is a small museum situated in Frank McCourt´s old school. You can visit a classroom with additional information and displays. In the floor above the museum has made a copy of the apartment that the family lived in during their time in Limerick. Our...More

Thank Masol1
Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

A wonderful journey through the life and times of Frank McCourt and his family. There's an older gentleman there by the name of "Mick" who was one of Frank McCourt's friends who tells amazing real life stories of his experiences with, and memories of, Frank...More

Thank jimtastic1983
Reviewed 21 January 2017 via mobile

The woman who seems to be the director, Uta?, is a warm artist with lots to say about McCourt, who was the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of ANGELA'S ASHES. The museum is set in Leamy School, where Frank and his brother Malachy went. You can see...More

Thank Maxene923
Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

My wife & I have both read the book Angela's Ashes & seen the movie. We decided to visit the museum as we had a spare hour just before it closed. To our delight, we were welcomed by Linny the museum manager who gave us...More

1  Thank Rod W
Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

We came here this afternoon and it was closed. There was a sign with a phone number that said to call for private tours. We called and arranged a tour for later that day. We met them there and for €4 we spent as much...More

Thank Jillian S
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