Frequently Asked Questions
What’s in the Hunt Museum?
The Hunt Collection is an eclectic selection of artefacts ranging from the Stone Age to the 20th century. Highlights include:
- Bronze Age cauldron and shield;
- Coin reputed to be one of the thirty pieces of silver;
- Gold cross owned by Mary, Queen of Scots;
- Bronze horse after Leonardo da Vinci;
- Paintings by Jack B. Yeats;
- A menu card by Pablo Picasso
How much time will I need to view the Collection?
We recommend you allow at least one hour for your visit. Free guided tours are available on request at reception every day and we think they are the best way to experience the museum and its collection. You may also wish to spend more time visiting one of our temporary exhibitions
, attend a talk
or go one one of our special tours
. After your visit, you might want relax over coffee and cake in our river-view restaurant
or pick up some local crafts in the gift shop
Is the Museum suitable for children?
Absolutely! Children love The Hunt Museum and we offer a range of kid-focused activities and events. Young visitors might choose to explore the collection through one of our age-appropriate Discovery Trails or explore their creative side in an Arts & Crafts classes or even get ghoulish in a Halloween Camp! See Kids & Families for up-to-date information on all of our activities for kids - big and small!
For information on school visits, please see what's on offer in Learning .
Can I get married/partnered in The Hunt Museum?
Yes - The Hunt Museum is an elegant venue for your special day. Take advantage of Limerick's most beautiful river-side spot. A full range of options are available. To inquire, please get in touch by phone: 061-312-833 or email.