Limerick has a wide range of different Museums from History and Culture to Art and Sports.
The Limerick Museum is less than a five-minute walk.
Limerick City Gallery of Art is a five-minute walk.
The Hunt Museum is a ten-minute walk.
Thomand Park Museum is less than a thirty-minute walk.
Located just a short stroll from the hotel, The Hunt Museum exhibits 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. It reflects the diverse tastes and interests of the two people who formed it, John and Gertrude Hunt. 18th and 19th century decorative arts are also represented with fine examples of silver, glass and ceramics. Artists’ works in the collection include Pablo Picasso, Pierre Auguste Renoir, Roderic O’Conor, Jack B. Yeats, Robert Fagan and Henry Moore. The Museum Gift Shop offers an interesting and delightful range of high quality gifts for all occasions.
Thomond Park is the home ground of Munster Rugby, one of the most successful and best supported rugby clubs in the world. The famous venue is renowned internationally for its unique history and atmosphere. The spectacular interactive Museum Experience which showcases the proud history and heritage of Munster Rugby including an impressive range of memorabilia such as the match ball from the famous victory against the All Blacks in 1978 and the 2006 and 2008 Heineken Cup trophies
Located on the Wild Atlantic Way (N69 Route) along the banks of the beautiful Shannon Estuary in the lovely village of Foynes, the home of Irish Coffee. Travel back to the 1930s and ’40s, when Foynes played a pivotal role in establishing commercial transatlantic passenger flights & this is excitingly captured in the Museum. The famous flying boats were frequent visitors, carrying a diverse range of people from celebrities to refugees and recalls this era with a comprehensive range of exhibitions and memorabilia.
The Maritime Museum portrays the history and personality of the River Shannon from Limerick City to Loop Head.
The Museum‘s collection illustrates the history of Limerick and its people. Its displays include archaeological artefacts, Limerick silver, Limerick lave, examples of local printing, exhibits on the struggle for independence and much more. It is immediately adjacent to King’s John’s Castle.