Woman looking at decorative vase in museum case, the jar is decorated with a pair of applied, ornate handles in the shape of sea-horses and a short spout. The body of the jar bears the arms of the Order of St Francis (Franciscans) surrounded by fruit and floral decoration. The reverse is decorated with stylized pinecones, a form of the Persian palmette Vase: Maiolica pharmacy jar|Earthenware pottery (tin-glazed)|c.16th|Hunt Museum|PD

Maiolica drug-jar/ceramic,Glazed Composition,Maiolica/16th century AD/The Hunt Collection/PD

Opening times
Tuesday to Saturday 10am-5pm
Sunday 11am-5pm
Closed Mondays

Closed Christmas 24th December at 3pm to January 4, 2022

For public safety we have to manage the number of visitors who are in the museum. Please book your tickets and time slot online so you don’t have to wait.

Adult: €7.50
Senior: €5.50
Student (16+): €5.50
Child (under 16): Free
Adult Group (5+ adults): €5.50


Small scape paper replica of the Hunt Museum building and garden, placed in front of the life size building

Museum in a Garden

Escaped objects in a beautiful garden on the banks of the River Shannon.

Hunt Museum trail guide booklet


Journey through art and time with our trails.

Interior of the Hunt Cafe facing towards the arches and till area


Sample some delicious home-cooked food while viewing the Curraghgower Falls and St Mary’s Cathedral.

Interior of one of the display rooms in the Hunt Museum


Access in the museum.

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