Lough Gur Heritage Centre

County Limerick

This thatched replica of a Neolithic hut contains a helpful information desk and good exhibits on prehistoric monuments and settlements in the surrounding area, plus a small museum displaying Neolithic artefacts and a replica of the bronze Lough Gur shield dating from around 1000 BC (the original is in the National Museum in Dublin). It's a good idea to come here first to get some context before exploring the surrounding sites.

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