Skip the Line: King John’s Castle Admission Ticket

Skip the Line: King John's Castle Admission Ticket

You will find a visit to King John’s Castle both inspiring and exciting. This remarkably intact Castle with its imposing walls and towers dominate the landscape of Limerick city as much today, as it did centuries ago.

From it’s ancient towers visitors can enjoy wonderful vistas over the Limerick skyline and the mighty River Shannon. The castle’s interactive exhibition provides you with a 21st century insight into 800 years of dramatic history.

The busy courtyard is live with activity from costumed medieval characters telling tales of wonder and warfare to a series of fun and interactive games including archery, horseshoe throwing, tug o war, noughts and crosses, quoits, a medieval seesaw and more.

Unwind in the castle’s charming castle overlooking the courtyard or take a browse in it’s contemporary craft and gift store stocking the finest in Irish and local design.
* Duration: 2 to 3 hours
* Starts: Limerick, Ireland
* Trip Category: Sightseeing Tickets & Passes >> Attraction Tickets




You will find a visit to King John’s Castle both inspiring and exciting. This remarkably intact Castle with its imposing walls and towers dominate the landscape of Limerick city as much today, as it did centuries ago.

From it’s ancient towers visitors can enjoy wonderful vistas over the Limerick skyline and the mighty River Shannon. The castle’s interactive exhibition provides you with a 21st century insight into 800 years of dramatic history.

The busy courtyard is live with activity from costumed medieval characters telling tales of wonder and warfare to a series of fun and interactive games including archery, horseshoe throwing, tug o war, noughts and crosses, quoits, a medieval seesaw and more.

Unwind in the castle’s charming castle overlooking the courtyard or take a browse in it’s contemporary craft and gift store stocking the finest in Irish and local design.

Visit: King John’s Castle, Nicholas Street King’s Island, Limerick Ireland

Step inside the walls of Limerick’s most iconic landmark. From the castle’s interactive exhibition to breathtaking views to the attractions series of medieval courtyard games, a visit to this medieval fortress is a must when visiting Limerick City. Visitors have the unique opportunity to discover the stories of ruthless King John, the noble knights & rebellious natives.

Experience 800 years of dramatic local history come to life. 21st century touch screen technology, 3D models & discovery drawers are among the exciting techniques that will connect you to tales of siege and warfare.
In the castle’s spacious outdoor courtyard, visitors can try their hand at a series of Medieval Games including medieval archery, hopscotch, horseshoe throwing, tug of war & more giving one a sense of the bustling activity that once took place in this vast courtyard.
Meet the castle characters & climb the ancient towers for spectacular views across the roaring River Shannon & the rooftops of Limerick City.