King John's Castle
Have fun exploring over 800 years of medieval history and sightseeing around the 13th century King John’s Castle.
Overlooking the River Shannon on the magnificent King’s Island in Limerick City, just 40 minutes from Great National Abbey Court Hotel.
Discover the brand new visitor centre with state-of-the-art multimedia interactive activities and exhibitions.
Relax and unwind inside the castle’s café while enjoying lots of stunning views onto the castle courtyard and the River Shannon.
The castle is a must visit for everyone of all ages including families, children, couples, groups as well as individuals.
King John’s Castle caters for birthday parties and other special occasions according to your requirements.
April 9:30am – 6:00pm, last admission 5:00pm
May to September 9:30am – 7:30pm, last admission 6:30pm
October 9:30am – 6:00pm, last admission 5:00pm
November to December 9:30am – 5:00pm, last admission 4:00pm
Child (0-5 years): Free
Child 5-16 years: €5.25
Family (2 adults & 2 children) €22.00, Family (2 adults & up to 6 children): €25.00
Address: King John’s Castle, Nicholas Street, Limerick City, County Limerick, Ireland.
Phone: +353 (0)61 360788