We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Frank McCourt Museum

Hartstonge Street | Leamy House, Limerick, Ireland
+353 61 319 710
Review Highlights
Excellent small put very personal

I contacted the place late on a Friday evening to arrange a visit on Sunday and early on Saturday... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
John H
Angela's Ashes

We were in Limerick on a Sunday afternoon and were unable to get an Angela's Ashes tour. So we... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Belfast, United Kingdom
via mobile
Read all 197 reviews
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent69%
  • Very good24%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“school room” (11 reviews)
“old school” (10 reviews)
Closed Now
All hours
Hours Today: 11:00 - 17:00
Hartstonge Street | Leamy House, Limerick, Ireland
+353 61 319 710

Similar Things to Do in Limerick

Write a Review
Reviews (197)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 197 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I contacted the place late on a Friday evening to arrange a visit on Sunday and early on Saturday morning had a reply i needed with all info. Place was easy to find and parking on street outside you may need to pay if its...More

1  Thank John H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were in Limerick on a Sunday afternoon and were unable to get an Angela's Ashes tour. So we headed off on our own armed with a map. We were pleasantly surprised to discover that this museum was open for a couple of hours on...More

Thank MObelf
Reviewed 13 May 2017

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 18 April 2017

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
Nearby Restaurants
Freddy's Bistro
998 reviews
.24 km away
The Glen Tavern
392 reviews
.25 km away
The Copper Room
169 reviews
.29 km away
Khing thai restaurant
60 reviews
.25 km away
Nearby Attractions
People's Park
96 reviews
.14 km away
Limerick City Gallery of Art
66 reviews
.05 km away
O'Connell Statue
24 reviews
.35 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Frank McCourt Museum staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines