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Review of Hunt Museum

Hunt Museum
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US$786.59*
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4-Day Ring of Kerry, Limerick, Cliffs of Moher...
Ranked #12 of 116 things to do in Limerick
Certificate of Excellence
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Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
Owner description: 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. The Gallery exhibits a range of temporary exhibitions throughout the year. Currently on display: 'Signals of Change' a collection of paintings from The Crawford Art Gallery's Great Southern Collection. Exhibition runs until September 2nd, 2018. Upcoming exhibitions include: 'Ilen: A community restoration and voyage of discovery', on display from September 14th - November 11th, 2018
Reviewed 26 December 2016 via mobile

This is a beautiful museum, not a far walk from King John's Castle. The Hunt exhibits one of Ireland's greatest private collections of art and antiquities dating from the Neolithic period to the 20th century. It's open from 10-5 daily but pay attention to closing around the holidays. Sculptures in the garden are great as well.

Thank DoloresJacoby
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"private collection"
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"custom house"
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"eclectic collection"
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"jack yeats"
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"personal collection"
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"bronze age"
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"three floors"
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"open drawers"
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"on display"
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"irish artists"
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"treasure trove"
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"interesting pieces"
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"well worth a visit"
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Reviewed 19 December 2016 via mobile

Incredible works by artists dating back millennia and incorporating artists ranging from old masters, to the greats of Ireland and many inbetween!

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Reviewed 6 December 2016 via mobile

To be honest I'm more of a art gallery type of person, but I decided to pay a visit at the Hunt museum and I was delighted! It's fun and interesting, and the feature that you're able to open the drawers to explore things adds to the experience! I can absolutely see how even kids could enjoy a visit at the museum!
While I was there they had a small exhibition made by school children in Limerick, which I really enjoyed!

Thank Sara J
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Reviewed 3 December 2016

We spent one and a half hours here. It was an enjoyable visit - interesting to open the drawers and view the contents. We also visited the cafe and the food was good. Lovely shop but too expensive for our income and I would think many of the visitors.

Thank Mary R
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Reviewed 25 November 2016

I have always wanted to visit the The Hunt Collection and I was not disappointed - the whole display, laid out over 3 floors was wonderful. The wishes of the Hunt family were adhered to, in that as much as possible of the Collection was displayed. We were offered a guided tour but chose to do it at our own pace. The whole display was clearly annotated. The Hunt family and their contribution to the city of Limerick was well referenced. A very suitable use of a fine old building. Allow plenty of time to be able to take in all the displays.

Thank BTA_10
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