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Have fun exploring King Johns Castle, enjoy magnificent views and imagine a Norman soldiers 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.

This 13th century Castle  reopened on Friday June 28th 2013, following a multi million euro investment. 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. The Education and Activity Room is bustling with tasks to stimulate curious minds.

In the busy courtyard, you will discover a medieval campaign tent, a blacksmiths forge and scenes from a seventeenth century siege. The sights, scenes and sounds of King Johns Castle and its environs all combine to recreate the atmosphere of the era.

King John’s Castle also caters for education tours , birthday parties and corporate team building. For more information and various price packages visit    http://www.shannonheritage.com/KingJohnsCastle/

Kings john’s Castle is located on Nicholas street, in the cultural city of Limerick.

Phone: (061)-360788

Fax: (061)- 361020

Email: reservations@shannonheritage.com