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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%
  • Terrible1%
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“spanish arch” (69 reviews)
“free admission” (23 reviews)
“galway city” (50 reviews)
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Galway City Museum Spanish Parade, Galway, Ireland
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+353 91 532 460
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Reviewed 4 days ago

First of all, this 3 story museum is FREE. Great way to learn about the area history. Lots to look at so plan to spend at least an hour looking at all the exhibits

Thank cojasak
Iarsmalann, Marketing at Galway City Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you for taking the time to review Gawlay City Museum, we appreciate your feedback and hope you will visit again soon!

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Our tour guide said thus museum would take us five or ten minutes to get through at most so we didn't go in expecting much. However, a couple of hours later I can say we were totally impressed especially the second floor information. That floor...More

Thank Kirsty S
Iarsmalann, Marketing at Galway City Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you for taking the time to review Galway City Museum. We are delighted to hear you enjoyed your visit so much and appreciate your recommendation. We hope you will visit again soon!

Reviewed 1 week ago

Free admission, 3 levels of exhibitions. The level on the history was of interest to me. Also a level about the sea and one on rocks. Some interactive exhibits but a few videos would be nice for brief explanations.

Thank nursemurphy13
Iarsmalann, Marketing at Galway City Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you for taking the time to review Galway City Museum. We appreciate your feedback and hope you will visit again soon!

Reviewed 1 week ago

A good local history museum in a modern and well designed 3 floor building on the river front . The café was fine. Strong points include the exhibitions on Galway in World War I and Revolution in Galway 1913-1923. These take up most of the...More

Thank BobScarlett
Iarsmalann, Marketing at Galway City Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you for taking the time to review Galway City Museum. We are glad you enjoyed the 'Revolution in Galway, 1913-1923' exhibition - it is difficult to cover everything in such a small space but we do take your point. Your feedback is much appreciated!

Reviewed 1 week ago

I can't actually give this a valid star rating because it's closed Mondays. Unfortunately, that was the day we chose to visit Galway. We saw someone going in the backdoor who informed us it would be open again at 10 the following day. Going around...More

Thank Diane E
Iarsmalann, Marketing at Galway City Museum, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you for taking the time to write this review. We are sorry to hear of your disappointment and hope you will consider returning when the museum is open so you can really experience all that we have to offer. Opening Times: Tuesday to Saturday...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We spent several hours wandering round the museum,originally because of the pouring rain,but then out of genuine interest. The exhibits are well presented and clearly explained and set out the developing history of the area. The staff are very helpful and friendly,and ,as a bonus,...More

Thank Elizabeth T
Iarsmalann, Marketing at Galway City Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you for taking the time to review Galway City Museum, we are glad to hear you enjoyed the experience and hope you will visit again soon!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was a wealth of history of the Galway area. There were many artifacts from ancient time to modern time available for viewing/reading.

Thank Cheryl S
Iarsmalann, Marketing at Galway City Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to review Galway City Museum, we hope you will visit again soon!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stumbled across the museum when wandering around.m was free to enter and gave good insight into the history of Galway and the local area. Worth a visit.

Thank Steve C
Iarsmalann, Marketing at Galway City Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to review Galway City Museum, we hope you will visit again soon!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Just off the Spanish Arches, I was pleasantly surprised to find this modern and informative museum. My daughter and I strolled through all exhibits with ease. We learned so much about Ireland, and Galway. I loved the exhibit showing sailor's superstitions, also the information about...More

Thank DatsMyStrutt
Iarsmalann, Marketing at Galway City Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your review, we are glad to hear you enjoyed 'The Galway Hooker' and 'Revolution in Galway, 1913-1923' exhibitions. These exhibitions will run for a number of years to come so do visit again!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This small museum is a great little stop off for visitors to Galway. Spread across three themed floors it has many objects on loan from the national museum and private collections. Ground floor: the story/history of Galway including Bronze Age artefacts , renaissance pottery and...More

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

Thank you for taking the time to give such a detailed review of Galway City Museum and for sharing the highlights of your visit. We hope you will visit again soon!

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