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Galway City Museum

Galway City Museum Spanish Parade, Galway, Ireland
+353 91 532 460
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good43%
  • Average15%
  • Poor2%
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Galway City Museum Spanish Parade, Galway, Ireland
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+353 91 532 460
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1 - 10 of 463 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago

Well worth a visit. The Galway City Museum takes you through the history of the old city and some about Irish independence. Also explains Galway Hooker, and it is not what you think.

Thank Mark J
Reviewed 4 days ago

Interesting little museum with a diverse amount of information about the city. Free admission is an added bonus. Shoutout to the lady working at the admission desk who was incredibly helpful and nice to us. She made sure she could help us anything with anything...More

Thank Laura F
Reviewed 1 week ago

I am astonished about the amount and quality of the information you get in this museum and that for free. I definitely recommend this Museum.

Thank schani353
Iarsmalann, Marketing at Galway City Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you so much, we are glad to hear you enjoyed your visit and hope you will return again soon.

Reviewed 1 week 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 3 days 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 1 week 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 3 days 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 2 weeks ago 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 2 weeks ago

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 2 weeks ago

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 2 weeks ago

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 2 weeks ago

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

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