King John's Castle Admission Ticket - Limerick

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Tour Information

Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Duration: Flexible
  • Departure Time :
    Opening Hours:, April: 9.30am - 6pm. Last admission 5.00pm, May to September: 9.30am - 7.30pm Last Admission 6.30pm, September: 4th 9.30am - 6.30pm. Last Admission 5.30pm, October: 9.30am - 6.00pm. La.. read more
  • Departure Details :
    Located in the heart of Limerick’s Medieval Quarter on King’s Island.
  • Cancellation Policy :
    Cancel up to 2 days in advance for a full refund

Overview

You will find a visit to King Johns Castle both inspiring and exciting. This remarkably intact Castle with its imposing walls and towers dominate the landscape of Limerick city as much today, as it did centuries ago. Visit the new visitor centre, enjoy the exhibition and relax in the Caf afterwards.

Highlights

  • Enjoy fantastic aerial views
  • Family friendly
  • Flexibility to customize your itinerary to your own preferences
  • Step back in time on a history tour
  • Tour is wheelchair accessible
  • Soak up the atmosphere on a walking tour

Know More about this tour

King Johns Castle is on Kings Island in the heart of medieval Limerick City. The stunning new exhibition at King Johns Castle brings to life over 800 years ofdramatic local history.

This 13th century Castlereopened on Friday June 28th 2013, following a multi million euro investment. Explore the brand new visitor centre with state of the artinterpretive activities and exhibitions. Relax afterwards in our caf the perfect place to unwind while enjoying terrifc views onto the castle courtyard and the Shannon river.

21st century touch screen technology, 3D models and discovery drawer are among the exciting techniques that will connect you to tales of siege and warfare. Children will love the dazzling array of computer generated animations and ghostly projections as they travel back through time. The Education and Activity Room is bustling with tasks to stimulate curious minds.

In the busy courtyard, you will discover a medieval campaign tent, a blacksmiths forge and scenes from a seventeenth century siege. The sights, scenes and sounds of King Johns Castle and its environs all combine to recreate the atmosphere of the era.

Inclusions

  • Admission ticket
  • All activities
  • Live entertainment

Exclusions

  • Food and drinks

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Audio-visual presentation available in English only. Leaflets are available in English, French, German, Italian, Spanish and Polish.

The Castle Caf serves tea, coffee, soup, sandwiches and freshly made desserts.

Gift Shop sells souvenirs, crafts and books.  

Free car parking available opposite the castle. Two free coach parking spaces on street outside.

The exhibition and interpretative areas are wheelchair accessible but assistance would be required for courtyard access. Accessible toilet is available.

Subject to additional charges on dates that special events are running.