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Galway City Museum

Galway City Museum Spanish Parade, Galway, Ireland
+353 91 532 460
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Galway City Museum Spanish Parade, Galway, Ireland
+353 91 532 460
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Small, free museum with local history. Not the most fascinating place I've been, but it was a good time-killer and I learned a few new things. War exhibit most interesting.

Thank Riley C
Iarsmalann, Marketing at Galway City Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to review your visit. We are glad to hear you enjoyed the war exhibits - "Revolution in Galway, 1913-1923" and "Galway & the Great War" are two of our most popular exhibitions. We hope you will visit again soon.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I spent an hour or so here on a rainy day in Galway. The museum is split onto 3 floors, starting with local history and artefacts on the ground floor, Irish history on the middle floor and oceanic exhibits on the upper floor. The museum...More

Thank French_Green
Iarsmalann, Marketing 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 to hear you enjoyed learning about our shared history and hope you will visit again soon.

Reviewed 13 July 2017 via mobile

Visited July 2017 spending a couple of hours having a good look around. Plenty of info on the history of the city and loads more besides. Enjoyed

Thank thedodger2
Reviewed 12 July 2017

The museum has a great selection of historic finds and information, together with some great interaction features. Easily can spend 1-2 hours in this location.

Thank mark_wendy19
Reviewed 12 July 2017

This is gem of a place. Well curated and FREE. More to digest than a quick visit will allow..plan to take your time.

Thank Linda F
Reviewed 11 July 2017

I am a history nerd so I loved the museum. Unfortunately, I was visiting it with my husband who is not so much into history so I went through it quicker than I wanted to. Regardless, they have a nice collection of artifacts as well...More

Thank Eastcoast2
Reviewed 11 July 2017

We were on a tour, and stopping in Galway for 2 hrs for a look see & lunch break. The part of town we were in was interesting. We decided to check out the City Museum, which is free (but they do accept contributions). It...More

Thank Life-travelers
Reviewed 8 July 2017

Was able to get a lot of interesting information. I really enjoyed the part about Padraic O'Conair and Galway within the Walls

Thank Bernie O
Reviewed 8 July 2017

I am a college student who visited Galway and the City Museum might have been my favorite part of Galway! It's full of knowledge and even has interactive exhibits. There's a cute cafe off the museum with seating outside. Definitely a must see! Plus, it's...More

Thank Tammie S
Reviewed 7 July 2017

We took a stroll through the museum to kill some time recently and were pleasantly surprised. There are plenty of artefacts from throughout Irish history from the ground floor up to the top, ending with a stunning view of Galway Bay, Spanish Arch and the...More

Thank Niall H
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