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Galway City Museum

Galway City Museum Spanish Parade, Galway, Ireland
+353 91 532 460
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  • Excellent39%
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“free admission” (23 reviews)
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Galway City Museum Spanish Parade, Galway, Ireland
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+353 91 532 460
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Free admission is not something you find that often! Lovely modern, light, airy building. Great exhibit on Galway and the First World War and on the history of the Irish people's struggle for independence. The top floor is devoted to an educational experience for younger...More

Thank Gary W
Iarsmalann, Marketing at Galway City Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to review your visit to Galway City Museum. It is a modern building and when the sun shines you are right the views from the second floor are second to none! We are glad you enjoyed the history and...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The museum is definitely worth popping into - especially if you need a break from the weather. It's down near the river and shopping areas so quite convenient. We especially enjoyed the sections with the city's history. There are also displays for children.

Thank arthurstewart2
Iarsmalann, Marketing Officer at Galway City Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to review Galway City Museum, we are happy to hear you enjoyed the experience and appreciate your recommendation. Visit again soon!

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I thoroughly enjoyed a visit to the Galway City Museum. The ground floor offers a nice regional history. The second floor retells the history of the Uprising and Irish Independence with a view from the west of Ireland. Definitively make time to visit the museum...More

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Iarsmalann, Marketing Officer at Galway City Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to review Galway City Museum and for the positive recommendation. We hope you will visit again soon!

Reviewed 15 September 2017

You will have a wonderful time being here. There is so much history and they have laid it out so nicely. This museum will really give you an in-depth feel for all things Galway. You won't spend a better couple of hours.

Thank NancyCarolLifton1995
Iarsmalann, Marketing Officer at Galway City Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to review your visit to Galway City Museum. We are glad you had such a positive experience and hope you will visit again soon!

Reviewed 14 September 2017

A small but interesting museaum on the history of Galway. Well done although the layout can be confusing sometimes. Free but nice to give a donation. The history of revolutionary Galway was a particularly interesting exhibit when we were there. We found the Cafe only...More

Thank SANTraveler8
Iarsmalann, Marketing Officer at Galway City Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to review your visit. We appreciate your feedback regarding the layout and we are delighted that you enjoyed Revolution in Galway, 1913-1923, its one of our more recent exhibitions and proving quite popular with visitors. We hope you will...More

Reviewed 11 September 2017 via mobile

Great temporal exhibition on marine research. Fun to visit with kids interested in marine life. The rest of the museum displays Galway in many forms, ranging from art work, silver memorabilia as well as a 'Galway hooker' the famous type of fishing vessel.

Thank Sarpa74
Iarsmalann, Marketing Officer at Galway City Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to review Galway City Museum. We are glad you enjoyed the variety of exhibitions on display - from archaeology to history to science there is something for everyone. We hope you will visit again soon!

Reviewed 10 September 2017

The Galway City Museum is closed on Mondays. We made it our last stop before leaving Galway on Tuesday afternoon. There are several floors offering different things to look at. The first floor is all about Irish history. The top floor has oceanographic information with...More

Thank Alexandra T
Iarsmalann, Marketing Officer at Galway City Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your review and for making the extra effort to fit Galway City Museum into your itinerary. We are delighted you enjoyed the experience and hope you will visit again soon!

Reviewed 9 September 2017

Interesting and free museum with good local Galway info. There were interesting exhibits on the city as well as the waterways around it. There is a cafe on the first floor as well. Right across the street from the Spanish Arch

Thank Tom S
Iarsmalann, Marketing Officer at Galway City Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to review Galway City Museum. We are glad you enjoyed the experience and hope you will visit again soon.

Reviewed 1 September 2017

Located at the edge of the Corrib River, across from the Spanish Arch and just down the main street to the McDonagh's fish and chips eatery (a great lunch spot also worth a visit). A fabulous local museum. On the second level here you can...More

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Iarsmalann, Marketing at Galway City Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 4 September 2017

Thank you for taking the time to review Galway City Museum, we are delighted you enjoyed your experience so much and hope you will visit again soon!

Reviewed 28 August 2017

The museum is quite modern with full wheelchair access. You get a very good insight into the history of Galway, and some of the exhibits are very rare and interesting. A good history visit for kids.

Thank jagar
Iarsmalann, Marketing at Galway City Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 29 August 2017

Thank you for your review, we are glad you enjoyed your visit.

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