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Galway City Museum

Galway City Museum Spanish Parade, Galway, Ireland
+353 91 532 460
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A very good regional museum

The museum is not huge but has a series of interesting exhibits. We were interested the connection... read more

Reviewed yesterday
MontOsc
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Melbourne, Australia
OK for a rainy day

This is a small museum and although it was interesting, I found I was whizzing through the displays... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
DJinks
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Solihull, United Kingdom
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“spanish arch” (73 reviews)
“free admission” (26 reviews)
“galway city” (52 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 yesterday

The museum is not huge but has a series of interesting exhibits. We were interested the connection between Galway residents and the 1916 Rebellion . this significant event was prominently featured

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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a small museum and although it was interesting, I found I was whizzing through the displays and not really reading the details, just didn't think the atmosphere was right.

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

Thank you for taking the time to write this review, we hope you will visit again soon!

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Reviewed 1 week ago

I had visited this museum some years ago but visited again last week at 1.30 pm to see historical pictures of Salthill, its located near the Spanish Arch but access is by several steps or a ramp. I used the toilet facilities and was shocked...More

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

Thank you for taking the time to write this review. We regret that you were dissatisfied with the toilet facilities and will certainly take measures to ensure this does not happen again. Unfortunately it can be difficult to manage this during peak times and particularly...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

I went to the Galway City Museum to see the exhibition Revolution in Galway, 1921-1923. It was superb: content, presentation, interpretation. I ended up going back a second day (wonderful when museums are free!), to see everything else on display. Everything they do is top...More

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

Thank you for taking the time to write this review. We are delighted to hear you enjoyed your experience at Galway City Museum and hope you will visit again soon!

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

stopped in while walking around the city centre and Spanish Arch. Spent about 1 hour there and thought it was a great way to learn about Galway (and its maritime history).

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

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

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Though this museum looks small from the outside, it is packed with artifacts, and old boat, history lessons, and interesting interactive activities for the children. No entry fee!

Thank Karen K
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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 hope you will visit again soon!

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This museum was an amazing find. There is something for everyone, including an impressive childrens' area. It's a clean, quiet and restful place to visit in Galway.

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

Thank you for your recommendation. We are delighted your experience of Galway City Museum was such a positive one and hope you will visit again soon!

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went with my hubby and granddaughter, lots to do for a seven year old, interactive oceanics. Interesting Irish history room. Amazing to see the Galway Hooker hanging from the ceiling. Interesting archaeological finds. Lovely couple of hours spent.

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

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were pleasantly surprised by this small museum. Lots of interesting history with accompanying relics. Also great for a colder rainy day break.

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

Thank you for your review we are glad you enjoyed the experience. Visit again soon!

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Reviewed 15 April 2018

Small but well designed modern building housing many interesting photographs, artefacts and scientific displays. The hands-on exhibits also make it an ideal place for children to explore.

Thank Kevin C
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Iarsmalann, Marketing at Galway City Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 16 April 2018

Thank you for taking the time to review Galway City Museum. We are delighted to hear you had an interesting and interactive experience and hope you will visit again soon!

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