Have fun exploring King John’s Castle, enjoy magnificent views and imagine a Norman soldier’s life in this medieval fortress.

Reach out and touch the past through a wide range of new technologies and specialist multi media techniques. Join in the living interpretation and re-enactment with costumed guides who reveal the secrets and scandals of castle life.

Castle Life

Visitors of all ages will find something to inspire and excite them at the brand new visitor experience at King John’s Castle.

Enjoy the sights and sounds of medieval Limerick and let touch screen technology connect you to tales of siege and warfare.


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Take a fresh look at King John’s Castle and experience Limerick’s history as you have never done before…

A brand new visitor experience that brings together the Castle’s remarkable archaeology and 21st century technology to help you discover the history of Limerick and King John’s Castle.


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The Courtyard

The stunning exhibition at King John’s Castle brings to life over 800 years of dramatic local history.

21st century touch-screen technology, 3D models and discovery drawers are among the exciting techniques that will connect visitors to tales of siege and warfare. Students will love the dazzling array of computer generated animations and ghostly projections as they travel back through time.

In the busy courtyard a blacksmiths forge and scenes from a seventeenth century siege can be experienced. The sights, scenes and sounds of King John’s Castle and its environs all combine to recreate the atmosphere of the era.


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Interactive Exhibition

Membership

Shannon Heritage is constantly looking at ways to enhance our customer experiences with value adding products and services.

We are delighted to offer our customers an Annual Membership programme that offers many benefits to users. 

Both cards offer special admission rates to all Shannon Heritage day visitor attractions and evening entertainments in Counties: Clare, Limerick, Galway and Dublin. 

Members can also avail of discounts on all purchases at Shannon Heritage operated Tea Rooms and Gift Shops.


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