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Galway City Museum

Galway City Museum Spanish Parade, Galway, Ireland
+353 91 532 460
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Comprehensive. Worth the time

The Galway City Museum put so many of the history pieces of Ireland together for us. We spent a... read more

Reviewed 22 January 2018
Stephanie B
Gem of a museum

I paid a visit to this museum while visiting Galway in November 2017. The museum has about 4... read more

Reviewed 19 January 2018
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“spanish arch” (73 reviews)
“free admission” (26 reviews)
“galway city” (52 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 22 January 2018

The Galway City Museum put so many of the history pieces of Ireland together for us. We spent a few hours there on a rainy day. Prepare to spend a great deal of time if you want to see it all. The Museum spoke to...More

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Iarsmalann, other at Galway City Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 23 January 2018

Thank you for taking the time to write this review, we are delighted that you enjoyed your visit to Galway City Museum so much and really appreciate your recommendation. We hope you will visit again soon!

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Reviewed 19 January 2018 via mobile

I paid a visit to this museum while visiting Galway in November 2017. The museum has about 4 different zones and each has lots of information. Great for a rainy day.

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Iarsmalann, other at Galway City Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 23 January 2018

Thank you for your recommendation, we hope you will visit again soon.

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Reviewed 9 January 2018 via mobile

Great place to visit. Free and informative ideal place to catch up with local history and the wild Atlantic coast.Top floor ideal for kids to interact with lots of display.

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Iarsmalann, Marketing at Galway City Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 11 January 2018

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

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Reviewed 31 December 2017

Free museum about the history of Galway. Has great information and exhibitions! The 3rd floor has a great exhibition about the oceans.

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Iarsmalann, Marketing at Galway City Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 11 January 2018

Thank you for taking the time to review Galway City Museum, we are glad to hear you enjoyed your visit and hope you will come again soon.

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Reviewed 31 December 2017 via mobile

Located near the Spanish Arch, the Galway Museum is a modern multi-level facility that provides excellent displays on the history, life and times of Galway City. What's more, it is free admission. A little gem well worth sparing an hour or two for. There is...More

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Iarsmalann, Marketing at Galway City Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 11 January 2018

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

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Reviewed 20 December 2017

Free to visit, this is a good museum that has some very interesting exhibitions on how Galway evolved as a city, what happened there during the Rising to Civil War period and a separate exhibition about the First World War. The top floor is all...More

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Iarsmalann, Marketing at Galway City Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 11 January 2018

Thank you for taking the time to review Galway City Museum, we are glad you agree there is something for all the family to enjoy here. We hope you will visit again soon!

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Reviewed 6 December 2017 via mobile

Interesting collection of history here about Galway and Ireland, free admission as well, well worth it. Nice cafe too

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Iarsmalann, Marketing at Galway City Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 15 December 2017

Thank you for recommending Galway City Museum, we hope you will visit again soon!

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Reviewed 1 December 2017

Really enjoyed exploring the three floors of this venue from old world to historical facts about how Ireland was formed to the superb electronic shows which where available. Probably spent 2-3 hours here. Could not believe it was free. NOT TO BE MISSED

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

Thank you for the great review, we are glad to hear you enjoyed your experience so much and hope you will visit again soon!

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Reviewed 28 November 2017 via mobile

This little museum has free admission and each floor has a greatly different theme so a little bit for everyone.

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Iarsmalann, Marketing at Galway City Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 30 November 2017

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

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Reviewed 14 November 2017

I enjoyed a rainy day in Galway wandering about the museum. I even got to enjoy the adjacent restaurant, whose soda bread was amazing and mushroom soup was delicious and comforting during the storm. I learned a lot about the history of Galway and appreciated...More

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Iarsmalann, Marketing at Galway City Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 18 November 2017

Thank you for your review, we are glad you had an enjoyable experience at Galway City Museum. We are lucky to have The Kitchen Café on site to provide the perfect end to any visit. We hope you will visit again soon!

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