The Hunt Museum in Limerick city centre provides for viewing a diverse collection of cultural and education exhibits. It collects and exhibits, preserves documents, houses temporary exhibitions from public institutions to private collections, as well as promoting the Hunt Collection. Take a tour around the museum or enjoy arts and crafts classes, camps, activities for children or one of the famous lunchtime lectures. The docents and volunteers at the Hunt Museum make this a great family day through the learning experience of a guided tour.
The Hunt Museum is spread over three small floors and is undoubtedly one of the best museums in Ireland. The displays showcase an excellent selection of national and international treasures which reflects the tastes and interests of the founders of the museum, John and Gertrude Hunt.
Browse artefacts from Rome, Greece, Egypt and the Olmec civilisation. Irish archaeological material is at the forefront of the museum with an important collection of artefacts from Neolithic flints and Bronze age material, to Christian objects such as the 9th century Antrim Cross.
The museum also has a cafe which offers a wide choice of dishes from a light bite to a leisurely lunch. Browse the gift shop with a lovely range of high-quality gifts for all occasions.
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