Loan Boxes

The Hunt Museum offers a range of different loan boxes containing an array of handling material, and activity resources, that can bring the past to life. 

A selection of objects from the museum beside a loan box
  1. Archaeology Loan Box – Learn about the variety of ‘finds’ an archaeologist can uncover during the excavation of a prehistoric site in Ireland. The loan box includes a flint arrowhead, a stone axe-head, pottery shards and much more.  Also included is a resource book which offers information on each ‘find’, and suggests activities that can be easily delivered in the classroom.
  2. Ancient Ireland Loan Box – This can be used to learn about Ireland in the late Bronze Age and early Iron Age.
  3. Viking Loan Box – Contains artifacts relating to Ireland’s Viking age, and the role of the Norsemen in Limerick.
  4. Communities of Culture Loan Box – Choice of two loan boxes to choose from – the Northside loan box and/or the Southside loan box. Created by local community groups with activities and workshops relating to the culture and heritage in these areas.

Contact us to obtain further information or to book one of these.


Call: 061 312 833

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