The Hunt Museum offers a range of different loan boxes containing an array of handling material and activity resources which can be used in the classroom to bring the past to life.  These are suitable for use in both both Primary (4th, 5th and 6th) and Post-primary settings.

Contact [email protected] or 061 312 833 to obtain further information or to book one of these.

1. Archaeology Loan Box – Learn about the variety of ‘finds’ an archaeologist can uncover during the excavation of a prehistoric site in Ireland. The loan box includes a flint arrowhead, a stone axe-head, pottery shards and much more.  Also included is a resource book which offers information on each ‘find’ and suggests activities that can be easily be delivered in the classroom.

2. Northside Loan Box contains objects and cultural resources through which the histories and stories of local communities residing in the north of Limerick City are shared. These were produced in collaboration with The Hunt Museum  during the ‘Communities of Culture’ ( 2014/15) project

3. Southside Loan Box contains objects and cultural resources through which the histories and stories of local communities residing in the south of Limerick City are shared. These were produced in collaboration with The Hunt Museum during the ‘Communities of Culture’ (2014/15) project.

4.Bronze Age Loan Box – This can be used to learn about the Vikings in Ireland who lived in the late Bronze Age period.

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