Welcome to King John’s Castle, on King’s Island’ in the heart of medieval Limerick City. The stunning new exhibition at King John’s Castle brings to life over 800 years of dramatic local history. Explore the brand new visitor centre with state of the art interpretive activities and exhibitions. Relax afterwards in our café – the perfect place to unwind while enjoying terrifc views onto the castle courtyard and the Shannon river. 21st century touch screen technology, 3 D models and discovery drawer are among the exciting techniques that will connect you to tales of siege and warfare. Children will love the dazzling array of computer generated animations and ghostly projections as they travel back through time. Admission is all year round (closed on Dec 24th, 25th & 26th). From April-Sept, 9:30am-5:30pm, last admission 4.30pm. Oct-March 9:30am-4:30pm, last admission 3:15pm.