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Irish Jewelry

If you are looking for a true Irish Jewelry memory and understand what you are buying, this is a... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
cdhcch
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Cedar Rapids, Iowa
Small but interesting & worth a visit

This museum displays some of the earliest Claddagh rings dating from the 1700's & has exhibits... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
MichkaJupiterFL
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Jupiter FL
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Quay Street, Galway, Ireland
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Reviewed 5 days ago

If you are looking for a true Irish Jewelry memory and understand what you are buying, this is a place worth the time to walk to. The area around it has multiple things to see and do.

Thank cdhcch
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This museum displays some of the earliest Claddagh rings dating from the 1700's & has exhibits showing production of the ring from wax molds to finished product. It is a small museum in the back of a small, quaint shop, Dillon's, which has been in...More

Thank MichkaJupiterFL
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The original Claddagh Ring designed here. The little back room is filled with history which is free to all who visit. Quaint and free to all visitors. Located on the corner of Quay that you may easily miss if you're not paying attention. We loved...More

Thank Deborah-AnnB
Reviewed 10 September 2017

This is more a store than a museum, but there is a nice video about how the claddagh ring came about. There are also lots of rings available for purchase but no pressure to buy.

Thank Alexandra T
Reviewed 31 July 2017

We frequent Irish stores in the states so this was a perfect stop.We were in the area shopping so the 20 minutes spent here was wel worth it plus we learned some interesting facts and history.Well worth a look.

Thank ChALUTCH
Reviewed 14 July 2017

Stopped by this location to view the rings and such and took a few minutes to review the museum room. Single room that gives the background of the Claddagh Ring background. Store and museum kind of limitied on the time open, but if passing by...More

Thank newadventure53
Reviewed 30 June 2017

Lovely little museum and shop on the nicest street in Galway, well worth a visit if you're if you're exploring the streets of Galway. The lady in the shop was really nice. The Claddagh Ring is quite a special thing in Galway and this place...More

Thank Martin F
Reviewed 28 June 2017

it was interesting to be able to stop in on the way past and see the background to the story of the claddagh. It was a little disappointing that it was only a video presentation and you would have to wait for it to restart...More

Thank Gareth H
Reviewed 21 June 2017

The space is cramped -- the museum itself is neat, lots of historical stuff, a kind of history of the claddagh. I enjoyed walking through it, though, on a busy day it would be cramped. I also waited to try to buy a ring at...More

Thank trave1bug1235
Reviewed 18 June 2017

Heard a lot about the Claddagh ring so thought we had better pay a visit Found the history film about the ring very good and informative. My wife had her birthday the day we visited, now somewhat poorer

Thank Neil S
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