King John's Castle

Overview

1h 30min
Located at the heart of Limerick’s medieval quarter, STEP INSIDE the walls of Limerick’s most iconic landmark! Discover the stories of ruthless King John, the noble knights, and rebellious natives. King John's Castle brings to life over 800 years of dramatic local history. Explore the spacious outdoor courtyard where you’ll get a sense of the bustling activity that took place many years ago. On your journey, expect to see some lively characters. Venture into our visitor centre with state of the art interpretive activities and exhibitions. 21st century touch screen technology, 3D models and discovery drawer are among the exciting techniques that will connect you to tales of siege and warfare. Visitors will love the dazzling array of computer generated animations and ghostly projections as they travel back through time.

Current opening times

Monday 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Tuesday 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Wednesday 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Thursday 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Friday 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Saturday 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Sunday 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Facilities

  • Wheelchair Accessible
  • Paid Visit
  • Covid-19 Guidelines
  • Credit Card Accepted
  • Car Parking Available
  • Guide Dogs Welcomed
  • Toilets
  • Food On Site
  • Wifi
  • Retail On Site
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Paper Ticket Accepted
  • Families
  • Castles
  • Heritage Sites
  • Kids
  • Solo Visitors
  • Friends
  • Mature visitors
  • Historical
Entry to King John's Castle.
Once your ticket has been purchased, please note that the booking is non-changeable and non-refundable. All sales, once made, are final.

Contact details

  • King John's Castle
  • Nicholas Street
  • Limerick
  • Ireland
61370500
reservations@kingjohnscastle.ie