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Galway Irish Crystal Heritage Centre

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Address: Merlin Park, Galway, Ireland
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+353 91 757 311
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09:00 - 17:30
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Sun 12:00 - 17:00
Mon - Fri 09:00 - 17:30
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Great value for fabulous products

Some beautiful pieces of crystal & lots of good value options. Christmas decorations are gorgeous. Staff are very friendly and helpful

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 December 2016
diddles78
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Galway, Ireland
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Darwin, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Even though this is no longer a tour, I would recommend going just to see the stunning chandelier and the shop. The staff were very helpful in getting our purchases shipped to Australia.

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2017

Upon arrival, we were under the impression that they were still providing tours to look at the crystal making process, but they were discontinued years ago. Despite calling themselves a "heritage centre," they have no exhibits or even placards discussing the histroy and heritage of Galway crystal. Their products are very nice, but the name is misleading because all that... More 

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Thank Victor P
Galway, Ireland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 December 2016 via mobile

Some beautiful pieces of crystal & lots of good value options. Christmas decorations are gorgeous. Staff are very friendly and helpful

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Thank diddles78
Prospect Park, Pennsylvania
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146 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2016

Good place to see alot of crystal patterns and shop. A little disappointed that they discontinued tours of craftsman at work.

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Chuluota, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016

Galway Crystal does have a very nice tour of how the glass is flown and cut. They also carry Aynsley and Belleek. There are always many things on special and the regular priced things are very good value. The real treat is the staff. They are there to help and are never in the way or try to push things... More 

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Preston, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

We had been looking for a suitable trophy when we happened to pass the building. The inside of the building is very grand however the shop looks impressive with many items on display. We bought our piece of crystal and was impressed by the sales lady who took our order. I would recommend a visit.

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Marietta, Georgia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016

We had told our daughter we would pick up toasting flutes for her wedding a year away. She picked ones at Galway Crystal. There is crystal everywhere and it is just gorgeous! right down to the very large crystal umbrella holder...Only thing not crystal was the wooden sailboat in the front window. Up stairs are display cases of beautiful crystal... More 

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Thank 02corvette
Chicago, Illinois
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016

there is no tour, no information, no history. just one show room of beautiful quality crystal. it's such a shame that such a big beautiful building is reduced to one room. one of the saleswomen told me the crystal isn't even from galway, it all comes from germany and it's only cut in galway. it's not a huge showroom so... More 

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Lisburn, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016 via mobile

Think my hopes were maybe a little high for this place. I had envisaged a tour and perhaps something to show us how the crystal was made. What we were met with was quite different. A shop with a reasonable selection of Galway crystal but to be honest, there's a better selection in some of our shops up home. Really... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 August 2016

We love that we purchased a keepsake here and an engraved vase for my in-law's 50th anniversary. They shipped it without any hassle, and it arrived on time! The quality is outstanding and the prices were great! If you have wedding presents to purchase, this is definitely the place! I gave a four just because it didn't seem to have... More 

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