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Frank McCourt Museum

Hartstonge Street | Leamy House, Limerick, Ireland
+353 61 319 710
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A memory you won't forget

We were able to visit this museum when the docent who knew Frank McCourt was there. He grew up in... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
D5h2o
Hidden Gem

What a special experience! Listening to the stories of Frank McCourt's life and the impact of his... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Christine R
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  • Excellent70%
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  • Average4%
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“school room” (11 reviews)
“old school” (10 reviews)
Opens in 29 min
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Hours Today: 11:00 - 17:00
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Hartstonge Street | Leamy House, Limerick, Ireland
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+353 61 319 710

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Reviewed 3 days ago

We were able to visit this museum when the docent who knew Frank McCourt was there. He grew up in Limerick with the McCourt family and painted an accurate portrayal of the life and times of so many Irish families. It was a wonderful experience....More

Thank D5h2o
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

What a special experience! Listening to the stories of Frank McCourt's life and the impact of his writing on the country of his birth - as told by his childhood friend - was the rarest of visits. We enjoyed our visit to this privately funded...More

Thank Christine R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Frank McCourt truly lives on in this very personal museum with much of his memorabilia and re-creations of his classroom and his apartments of his childhood. This is very small and can be fully seen within an hour. If you enjoyed the book and his...More

Thank Doctorj53
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Most people have either read of viewed the film Angela's Ashes. The museum look back into Franks childhood and life from where he took his inspiration for his book. How the family lived, what happened to then, Franks life. Lots of facts and articles of...More

Thank Mark C
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you have read "Angela's Ashes" by McCourt it seemed that the museum was much more meaningful. My Wife had read the book, & my only experience with Frank McCourt was on a video tour of the "Best Pubs in Dublin" for which he had...More

Thank Life-travelers
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Having been a big fan of Angela's Ashes this was one of the main reasons we stopped n Limerick.Very informative lady at the museum which was a former school of Mr.McCourt, building itself told an amazing story.What may have been boring to others was very...More

Thank ChALUTCH
Reviewed 26 May 2017

I contacted the place late on a Friday evening to arrange a visit on Sunday and early on Saturday morning had a reply i needed with all info. Place was easy to find and parking on street outside you may need to pay if its...More

1  Thank John H
Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

We were in Limerick on a Sunday afternoon and were unable to get an Angela's Ashes tour. So we headed off on our own armed with a map. We were pleasantly surprised to discover that this museum was open for a couple of hours on...More

Thank MObelf
Reviewed 13 May 2017

This museum is definitely worth a visit. There is an interesting video and, on our visit, Una, an articulate and dedicated volunteer detailed the collection of information regarding Frank's life as well as the artefacts showing the difficult conditions of growing up in a poor...More

Thank luckydi2015
Reviewed 18 April 2017

The guide gave us such a nice and interesting tour through the museum. He is a very good storyteller and took us on a journey back through Frack McCourts world. Very recommendable!

Thank Lisa G
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