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Hunt Museum

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Address: The Custom House | Rutland St., Limerick, Ireland
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+353 61 312 833
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10:00 - 17:00
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Sun 14:00 - 17:00
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The Hunt Museum houses one of Ireland's greatest private collections of art...

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.

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Great time at The Hunt Museum

Great collection and tour with our free museum docent made the visit excellent and tied the collection into the Irish history.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Great collection and tour with our free museum docent made the visit excellent and tied the collection into the Irish history.

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Thank David T
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Well worth a visit and not just on Culture night....if you love history then you will love The Hunt Museum

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This Museum originated in the University of Limerick and then moved to its current location. The collection is something to behold. There is a large collection silver which includes a collection of Chalices and are very beautiful. The Museum has Exhibitions regularly of different artists or historical events. It has a very good gift shop with lots of choices from... More 

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Pittstown, New Jersey
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I almost walked by the museum. The museum is very cool. Loved the gift shop attached to the museum. I spent hours there. Family loved it also.

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Thank LEnore S
Limerick, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Such a beautiful building with gorgeous artwork. Friendly and welcoming staff with a height of knowledge of all the artwork

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HuntMuseum, Staff Member at Hunt Museum, responded to this review

Dear Lily, thank you for your kind words, we strive to keep our staff as knowledgeable as possible to enhance our visitor experience. More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This little museum is awesome. They have a very nice collection of local art. Not to be missed if you visit Limerick.

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Thank ttChet
HuntMuseum, Staff Member at Hunt Museum, responded to this review

Dear ttChet, thank you for your very kind words, our local art works, of which most are for sale, add to the delights of our permanent collection. More 

Limerick, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2017

Do you know that one of the 30 pieces of silver Judas was paid id reputed to be among the collection. Also some very fine paintings of local areas from times past. I particularly like the the painting of the Kilmallock countryside. One piece that would do well to be returned to Limerick is the Ardagh Chalice and this musuem... More 

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Thank Con O
HuntMuseum, Staff Member at Hunt Museum, responded to this review

Dear Con, we would love to have the Ardagh Chalice on display at the Museum. Thank yo for your wonderful review. More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

Glad I went on a Sunday because it was free entrance. The only really amazing thing to me was pulling out a drawer and seeing sketches by famous artists inches away from me.

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Limerick, Ireland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2017 via mobile

Lots to see and well worth a visit. Lots of artifacts from limerick . Visitors shop has nice bits to buy . However the cafe is disappointing. The food I'd good and tasty bit it looks unfinished.i just feel they could make it a lot better than loose chairs scattered and untidy looking. It just needs a bit of design... More 

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County Limerick, Ireland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 January 2017 via mobile

The Donald Teskey exhibition "Weather Guage" running until Feb 2017 is really worth a visit. It takes you to the west coast of Ireland in a dramatic fashion. Follow this with a great lunch at the Hunt museum cafe and you are laughing!

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