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Frank McCourt Museum

Hartstonge Street | Leamy House, Limerick, Ireland
+353 61 319 710
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The Frank McCourt Museum

I must say I really enjoyed the visit. The 2 guides whom I met were very enthusiastic and full of... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Martin B
County Dublin, Ireland
Needs work!

Just a bit weird - needs to do a lot better as the potential is MASSIVE. Bedroom is great but the... read more

Reviewed 7 November 2017
kate f
Manchester, United Kingdom
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good24%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“angela's ashes” (82 reviews)
“his life” (10 reviews)
“old school” (13 reviews)
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Hartstonge Street | Leamy House, Limerick, Ireland

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Reviewed 4 days ago

I must say I really enjoyed the visit. The 2 guides whom I met were very enthusiastic and full of knowledge on Frank's life and times in Limerick city. I have to say very well done to the people who set this up, and fair...More

Thank Martin B
Reviewed 7 November 2017

Just a bit weird - needs to do a lot better as the potential is MASSIVE. Bedroom is great but the WORST VIDEO presentation EVER - surely even a sixth form locally could do better

Thank kate f
Reviewed 7 November 2017

Angela's Ashes is a favorite book of mine, so I was interested in coming to this museum, just to be in the author's neighborhood and have a glimpse into Frank's life. The entry fee is worth supporting the upkeep of the museum and items assembled...More

1  Thank ThePBR
Reviewed 22 October 2017

Anyone can setup a fake museum, this is a joke. The classroom looks like a big workshop with copy photo frames upstairs two fake amateurish staged rooms decorated by Bric-à-brac, aerosol paint painting, very poor painting maybe by primary school pupils next door. Messy place....More

4  Thank Morrismannn
Reviewed 17 October 2017

The museum consists room which show you have the McCourt family lived in their younger years and the school the attended. A lot of photos and writing to see.

Thank pattyhb121
Reviewed 28 September 2017

A must if you have read the book . Interesting insight into the way of life . Local people are not happy with Frank Mc Court description of the way of life at the time . They maintain there was more solidarity and friendliness between...More

Thank annevernie
Reviewed 28 September 2017

Anyone who has been engaged and enthralled by Angela's Ashes should make sure to visit the Frank McCourt Museum if ever in Limerick. We were very fortunate to have a lovely young lady who appeared to live and breath McCourt's work and his family's struggles....More

1  Thank Joe I
Reviewed 12 September 2017 via mobile

For anyone who loves Frank McCourt's books or wants to learn more about Ireland's history this place is wonderful. We were treated to a wonderful tour and the guide explained so much to the adults but also explained it to our young children as well....More

2  Thank Damien Y
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

I was really looking forward to this museum as I am a big fan of McCourt's work. The collection of artifacts about Frank's life is really interesting and well-done. The main issue I has was how disorganized the staff was. I was told there was...More

3  Thank bonita_lenita
Reviewed 2 September 2017

paid 4 euros for this wonderful experience. visited with my friend. learnt all about Ireland during bad times. museum paints a real picture of angelas ashes. there was a dvd of angela ashes stories.

3  Thank kieran l
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