For public safety we have to manage the number of visitors who are in the museum at any one time. This means that it is better to book your tickets and time slot online to be assured of not having to wait.
Please note we are closed on Mondays but have extended opening hours on Thursdays and Sundays.
Book your tickets to the Hunt Museum collection and exhibition below:
Museum Ticket (Sunday)
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By booking you agree that we may hold your details, for the purposes of Covid-19 contact tracing by the HSE, for up to one month after your visit or activity
10am to 5pm
10am to 8pm
11am to 5pm
We’re closed on Good Friday.
Christmas closure: 2pm December 24th – January 2nd
Collection Admission Prices
Child (under 16)
Adult Group (5+ adults)
EVERY Sunday FREE! 2 for the price of 1 EVERY Monday.
There is no extra charge for tours. Tours take approximately one hour and vary according to the guide.
The tour can be a Highlights tour or for (pre-booked groups) explore a theme or focus on particular areas or objects from the exhibition. During a Highlights tour our expert guides will explore the Hunt Collection and the lives of the collectors.
You can view the art of:
Picasso, Renoir, Gauguin, Giacometti and Yeats;
Stunning works from medieval times and examine weapons and tools from the Celtic period;
A visit to our Jewellery Gallery, to view the Mary Queen of Scots Cross, and to the Treasury, to see the Greek coin reputed to be “one of the thirty pieces of silver” paid to Judas for the betrayal of Christ is also included.
Those that choose to explore the exhibition unguided can discuss the artefacts on an informal basis with our Docent guides who are available in the galleries. Pre-booking is recommended for groups.
The Hunt Museum lies only a five minute walk from the centre of Limerick City over looking the river Shannon. It is well sign posted from the city centre and is only 15 minutes walk from the train station.