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Museums

Atlantic AirVenture Aviation Centre in Shannon is the place to indulge your curiosity or passion for flight with a mix of past and present aviation wonders.

Aviation Education Centre Link Road Shannon County Clare (20 minutes from Limerick)

P:+353 61 363687

info@atlanticairventure.com

www.atlanticairventure.com

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Craggaunowen is an award winning archaeological open air museum centred around a 16th Century Towerhouse. It is set in 50 acres of idyllic woodland with a picturesque lake and is host to several examples of early historic dwelling places.

Quin County Clare 30km from Limerick City

P:+353 61 367178

reservations@shannonheritage.com

http://www.shannonheritage.com/Craggaunowen/

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The De Valera Museum and Bruree Heritage Centre uses audio-visuals, graphic panels, set pieces and displays of personal memorabilia to tell the story of Eamon de Valera and of the area which is credited with forming his character.

Bruree County Limerick

P:+353 86 3949230

info@ballyhoura.org

www.ballyhouracountry.com

Categories: Historic Limerick

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A museum that tells the story of the flying boats that flew into Foynes in the 1940’s. 

Aras Ide Foynes Co.Limerick

P:+353 69 65416

info@flyingboatmuseum.com

www.flyingboatmuseum.com

Categories: Top Picks, Historic Limerick

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The Irish Palatine Heritage Centre houses an exhibition which seeks to re-present in detail the Irish Palatine experience ranging from their German places of origin, to their colonisation and settlement in Ireland, and their subsequent scattering all over the English speaking world.

Irish Palatine Heritage Centre, Old Railway Buildings, Rathkeale, Co. Limerick

P:+353 69 63511

info@irishpalatines.org

www.irishpalatines.org

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Kilmallock Museum, housed in a 19th century town cottage, serves as an introduction to the heritage of the mediaeval fortress town, noted for its imposing gates, as well as its fine 12th century Collegiate Church and Dominican Priory.

Kilmallock County Limerick

P: +353 63 91300

reception@ballyhoura.org

www.visitballyhoura.org

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The Museum's collection illustrates the history of Limerick and its people. The displays include archaeological artefacts, Limerick silver, Limerick lace, examples of local printing, military artefacts and much more.

Limerick Museum, Istabraq Hall, City Hall, Merchants' Quay, Limerick

P:+353 61 417826

museum@limerick.ie

www.limerick.ie/historicalresources/jimkemmymunicipalmuseum

Categories: Top Picks, Historic Limerick, Museums

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Old Irish Ways is a folk heritage museum located near the east Limerick town of Bruff.

Caherguillamore, Bruff, Co. Limerick

P:+353 86 1541078

info@oldirishways.com

www.oldirishways.com

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A vivid reconstruction of life in the lanes of Limerick and at school at Leamy School, with memorabilia from the life and time of Frank McCourt

The Frank McCourt Museum, Hartstonge Street, Limerick

P:+353 61 319710

frankmccmuseum@gmail.com

http://frankmccmuseum.wix.com/frankmccourtmuseum

Categories: Top Picks, Historic Limerick

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Exhibiting one of Ireland's greatest private collections of art and antiquities, dating from the Neolithic to the 20th Century, including works by Renoir, Picasso and Yeats, the Hunt Museum is an all-round cultural experience.

The Hunt Museum, Custom House, Rutland Street, Limerick City

P: +353 61 312833

info@huntmuseum.com

www.huntmuseum.com

Categories: Top Picks, Historic Limerick, Museums, Must See

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The Masonic Centre in Limerick (museum, library & meeting rooms) is located in the midst of the tourist and heritage area of the city, directly across the road from King John’s Castle and beside the former Bishop's Palace.

North Munster Masonic Centre Castle Street Kings Island Limerick City

info@freemasonsnorthmunster.com

www.freemasonsnorthmunster.com

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Experience the proud history and heritage of Munster Rugby at Thomond Park Stadium's spectacular interactive museum or follow in the footsteps of Munster heroes by taking a look behind the scenes at the historic Stadium.

Thomond Park Limerick

P:+353 61 421100

info@thomondpark.ie

www.thomondpark.ie

Categories: Top Picks, Museums, Family Fun

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