Visiting the Hunt Museum
During a visit to The Hunt Museum you can choose to explore the collection by yourself or take one of our regular guided tours.
Monday to Saturday
10am to 5pm
2pm to 5pm
2pm to 5pm
Closed on Good Friday, New Year’s Day, Christmas Day & St. Stephen’s Day
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.