Castle Experience


Interactive exhibitions, medieval courtyard games and stunning views, are among the highlights at King John's Castle.

Reach out and touch the past through a wide range of audio visual 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.

Test your skill with our medieval courtyard games and enjoy stunning views from this stronghold of sagas, sieges and soldiers


The Courtyard

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.


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.