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Nice Little Museum

The Galway City Museum packed a lot of information and several interesting artifacts including a... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
coleenbarta
Great place to find out about Galway.

All of the colourful history of Galway is recounted here. There are also restful chairs, WiFi and... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Barry C
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Reviewed 2 days ago

The Galway City Museum packed a lot of information and several interesting artifacts including a piece of St. Ursula's skull for a relic. Brian was a very informative and enthusiastic walking guide.

Thank coleenbarta
Reviewed 4 days ago

All of the colourful history of Galway is recounted here. There are also restful chairs, WiFi and bathrooms here. All free!!!

Thank Barry C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Galway City Museum is a good place to start if you don’t have a tour guide (or even if you do...) It tells the story of Galway and reinforced what we learned on the Riverwalk the day before. It took about an hour and...More

Thank Julie A
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Galway City Museum is not so big, but you can easily spend few hours inside. There are few very interesting exhibits about life in Galway, irish Independece war, First WW,sea life... Staff at the reception was very kind and helpful. There is no entrance...More

Thank Aljosa S
Reviewed 1 week ago

Wonderfully done, extremely educational about prehistoric and early life in Galway. Even has a place for the kids. Not open on Mondays. No charge to visit, but please leave a donation!

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Reviewed 1 week ago

The Galway City Museum has some nice features for those desiring to learn more about Galway and its history. The ground floor has nice archaeological items from the area dating from the Neolithic (New Stone Age) through the Bronze and Iron ages as well as...More

Thank Bruce J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We enjoyed the Galway City Museum. It wasn't a large museum, but contained a nice selection of items to view and told the story of Galway. Nicely set up and right in the heart of the city. Good way to spend an hour or so...More

Thank WendyHoltz
Iarsmalann, marketing at Galway City Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

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

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a cute little museum. Free entry and some interesting exhibits. We called in here after a walk along the shore.

Thank susansheridan2018
Iarsmalann, marketing at Galway City Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your recommendation, we hope you will visit again!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I am so glad I stopped by this museum. This free museum, that's right, free! It was very informative, and I learned so much about Galway! Highly recommend.

Thank CroatianWay
Iarsmalann, marketing at Galway City Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your recommendation, we are delighted to hear you enjoyed the experience so much. Visit again soon!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

An excellent museum for beautiful city. Lots of history on display. If you are in Galway, this should be on your short list of sites. And it is free!

Thank ColoradoGregD
Iarsmalann, marketing at Galway City Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your recommendation, do visit again soon!

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