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Best Costume Goes to…  showcases The Irish Costume Archive Project, costumes from Irish films and major television productions. Displaying costumes filmed in Ireland or with Irish talent, the exhibition tells the story of the relationship between the actor and their costume.  You also learn about the growth of the Irish film industry. 

Costumes from 19 films and tv series will be on display, represented by 33 costumes, of which some have been Oscar nominated. The Favourite, The Quiet Man, Braveheart, Vikings, Michael Collins, Little Women, In Bruges, In the Name of the Father and many more can be seen up close. Visitors gain an understanding of the history and social history of the times depicted in the films.

To give you a taste of what to expect view our online exhibit Entwined in the Fabric 


Bookings are essential. You can book your ticket online below or by phone at (061) 312 833.


Book your ticket to the Exhibition here: 

Tuesday/Wednesday/Friday/Saturday 10am-5pm Thursday 10am-8pm



Sunday 11am-5pm



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. Friends of the Hunt Museum Members must show membership card at the Front Desk to get free entry.

In the interest of public safety, strict social distancing measures will apply. We encourage all visitors to bring their own face masks. If you do not have your own they are available for purchase at the Hunt Museum gift shop




For Further information:  

Naomi O’Nolan, Head of Collections and Exhibitions, The Hunt Museum, Limerick.  Tel. 061 490082 email: naomi@huntmuseum.com 


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