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Galway City Museum

Galway City Museum Spanish Parade, Galway, Ireland
+353 91 532 460
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Free museum. good for an interesting wander.

We went in here with a bunch of kids of all ages. Everybody enjoyed it. There's nothing terribly... read more

Reviewed 25 February 2017
Very interesting

Keep an eye out for the stone age axe head. Absolutely loved that. But there's a plenty more see... read more

Reviewed 23 February 2017
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Galway City Museum Spanish Parade, Galway, Ireland
+353 91 532 460
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Reviewed 25 February 2017

We went in here with a bunch of kids of all ages. Everybody enjoyed it. There's nothing terribly exciting there (apart from the full size Galway hooker - that's a boat prudes - floating in the air. There was also a good 1916 rising exhibition...More

1  Thank IrelandMomo
Reviewed 23 February 2017

Keep an eye out for the stone age axe head. Absolutely loved that. But there's a plenty more see there too. There's a terrific 3D program that lets you see how the city would have looked in the 17th century that I really enjoyed.

1  Thank mick_collier
Reviewed 18 February 2017

Next to Quay in Spanish section of Galway near Cladah area. Modern Museum with lots to see about galway and the sea faring people

Thank Gimletman
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Well put together, easy to navigate and many points of interest to suit every taste. I discovered a lot I did not know. Very educational.

Thank Garry P
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

I never knew this museum existed. I'm glad I found it. The museum is a modern building which, although not vast in size, inside gives the impression of a bigger space. The exhibits on display are definitely of great Irish interest and you can't help...More

1  Thank HughCondron
Reviewed 9 February 2017 via mobile

Popped in to get out of rain. Nice museum, very informative, gives a good flavour of history, holds interest throughout. Pleasant cafe serving lunch on the ground floor.

Thank d_on_tour_16
Reviewed 2 February 2017

Also lot of content on the various conflicts with England. Very nice space. It's a great place to spend some time and learn about the area and politics.

Thank CharlotteTRAV
Reviewed 28 January 2017 via mobile

This is a great way to get out of the rain for a couple hours. There is a lot of information and things to see on various topics. Several exhibits that change from time to time. I learned a lot of Irish history and the...More

Thank Porter Z
Reviewed 24 January 2017

The Galway City Museum is a great time-killer on a lazy Galway day. As someone who spent a substantial amount of time in Galway, I learned quite a lot that I did not know about the area and its history. The views of the Spanish...More

Thank Keith W
Reviewed 22 January 2017

This museum is free and provides a great overview of some of the history of Galway and its people. There is an exhibit on the men from Galway that served in WWI and the rebellion - Interesting. The main floor had the archialogical findings that...More

Thank Aaronwoo
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