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Limerick City Gallery of Art

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Address: Carnegie Building Pery Square | Pery Square, Limerick, Ireland
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+353(0)61-310633
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10:00 - 19:00
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Sun 02:00 - 17:00
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A changing series of events and exhibits - usually worth a visit

There's a permanent collection and then various exhibitions come and go, in general these have been interesting for one reason or another. It's true to say that some will be... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 January 2017
GIE68
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Dublin, Ireland

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited here on Culture Night 2016 but will not be back again. The staff are more interested in having conversations with each other instead of interacting with visitors. Not child-friendly either

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Thank Maureen J
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 February 2017

Limerick City Art Gallery is a fine gallery space. It has a number of different rooms for a variety of exhibitions. Sometimes, it has exhibitions which are on loan from other galleries. The Gallery seems to exhibit a lot of modern art which I do not particularly like. The Art Gallery's own permanent collection is a very fine collection with... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2017

There's a permanent collection and then various exhibitions come and go, in general these have been interesting for one reason or another. It's true to say that some will be contemporary art - so if your mind is closed to that - give it a miss. Or, given it's a free gallery, take a little chance and open your mind... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 December 2016 via mobile

When I visited they had a really good exhibition called "Cumann: An audio map Limerick" which I really enjoyed. The other exhibitions at the time was good as well, but didn't really leave any impact at me. I guess the experience depends much on what exhibitions they have at the time, but since it's located in the centre of Limerick,... More 

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Thank Sara J
County Limerick, Ireland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016 via mobile

Exhibitions change regularly and are always worth checking out. Great location and Zest cafe supplies good coffee

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016

I'm ashamed to say that even though I live in Limerick City that I had never visited here until Culture Night 2016. I was left feeling disappointed by the exhibition....there was no information explaining what it was supposed to represent or why the artist chose each subject. The guides who were there on the night seemed more interested in chatting... More 

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Thank Maureen J
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2016 via mobile

This little art museum is hit and miss I have found. It just depends on what is on show. Nice to wander through if you are looking for something to do but I wouldn't go out of my way to see it. Nice cafe attached to it and People's Park is adjacent.

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Thank Ellie M
Limerick, Ireland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 August 2016

We visited the people's park and the art gallery with adults and young children and had snacks afterwards in the cafe Food was very tasty and tasted fresh and homemade Something for every age group and delectable things to take away

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Thank Margaret G
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2016

Located near the public park and the McCourt Museum, this free art museum might be a good stop if it's raining, but I would suggest cavorting in the park if the weather is fine. There is a reasonably priced cafe on the premises.

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Thank Allan W
Dublin, Ireland
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 August 2016

This is a small museum which houses the City's collection of paintings, photographs, sculpture and other media. These are primarily from the past couple of centuries. A lot of the space appears to be dedicated to exhibitions so it is hard to gauge the full size and quality of the permanent collection. What was on display is primarily Irish artists,... More 

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