Initially established as a personal collection, the 2000-plus items are from the private collection of the late John and Gertrude Hunt. Originally located at the University of Limerick the museum was later moved to its own premises in the Customs House of Limerick. One of the most lenient museums in the whole of Ireland you are allowed to open drawer and touch some of the artefacts.
- A coin said to be from the collection of coins given to Judas to betray Jesus.
- Picasso Paintings and articles
- Paintings by Renoir
The Hunt Museum is known for its brilliant collection and is a global name for historians and archaeologists worldwide.
Tourists love to spend a whole afternoon at the museum.
The Hunt Museum Travel Tips
- Do spend a good amount of time here as the museum is full of surprises.
Entrance Ticket Details For The Hunt Museum
- Adult- Euro5, Child- Euro 2.50
How to Reach The Hunt Museum
- Bus: Nearest bus stop is at Limerick, Arthur's Quay Shopping Centre.
- The Hunt Cafe
- DuCartes at the Hunt Museum
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75.34% of people who visit Limerick include The Hunt Museum in their plan
11 AM - 12 PM
56.82% of people start their The Hunt Museum visit around 11 AM - 12 PM
People usually take around 1 Hr to see The Hunt Museum
73.24% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting The Hunt Museum
The Hunt Museum Reviews & Ratings
what exhibition is on in the Hunt museum at present please?Is it near train station?Answer Report Abuse
Currently, the exhibition named 'LAVERY & OSBORNE: OBSERVING LIFE' is on at The Hunt Museum. The museum is about 1.3 kilometers away from the Limerick Train Station.Report Abuse