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Interesting interlude

We unintentionally arrived and went in as it was free entrance. Great information on Bronze Age and... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
poppins22
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Port Elizabeth, South Africa
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Worth a Look

Free entry, great collections a very pleasant way to spend a couple of hours. The collections are... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
marypp1958
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Ballymena, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The Galway City Museum is not large, but it is informative. It gives an insight into the people and culture of Galway. Outside is a collection of trees that are connected to Irish folk traditions. The museum is closed on Mondays, and is open during...More

Thank Jeffry B
Reviewed 1 week ago

Perfect small museum focussing on the earlier days (ground floor) and the more recent history in the 20th century (1st floor). The 2nd floor shows interesting facts and research regarding Galway and the atlantic ocean. Free admission, also interesting with kids - takes about 1...More

Thank 728bertramk
Reviewed 1 week ago

This museum has free access.The collections were well organized and with a lot of details. Since the prehistory, the medieval age and science floor, everything was very interesting. Also, I liked the bulding itself. I highly recommend this museum if you are going to Galway,

Thank Ivana P
Iarsmalann, Marketing at Galway City Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

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

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We unintentionally arrived and went in as it was free entrance. Great information on Bronze Age and pottery artefacts. Cool exhibits for kids to view shells and other items under a microscope and also generate electricity. Good view of the waterway and Spanish bridge too.

Thank poppins22
Iarsmalann, Marketing at Galway City Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

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

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Free entry, great collections a very pleasant way to spend a couple of hours. The collections are well presented with lots of information on the displays.

Thank marypp1958
Iarsmalann, Marketing at Galway City Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

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

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We spent a day in Galway city and it was, as always, very enjoyable. The streets were buzzing with people and street entertainers. Eyre Square is unique and always impresses. If you ever get to Ireland, Galway should be first on the list to visit.

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

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

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Simply asked a question to a member of staff at the reception- “could you inform us of how to get to the Arron islands from doolin?” Got told by a rude member of staff, who butted in when her younger colleague was starting to explain...More

Thank Chickadee1
Iarsmalann, Marketing at Galway City Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to write this review. We are sorry to hear you had a negative experience and hope this will not deter you from visiting again. Of course we aim to promote Galway and the Western region - perhaps it was...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This relatively small museum gives a solid introduction to Galway, it's history, and it's unique place in the world. I don't know that I'd make a beeline here as soon as you arrive but, for what it is, it's pretty cool.

Thank Matt K
Iarsmalann, Marketing at Galway City Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for writing this review, we hope you will visit again soon!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We wondered in during a downpour while at the Spanish Arch and am so glad we did. We ended up spending several hours reading all the exhibits and know so much more about the city we spent a week visiting. The kids loved the interactive...More

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

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

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Spent a good couple of hours here. Fascinating exhibition in the entrance hall about Tom Molyneux who boxed for his freedom from slavery in the USA and came to Galway, having boxed his way around Ireland. The galleries in the museum cover the Stone, Bronze...More

Thank Lizzy M
Iarsmalann, Marketing at Galway City Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to review your visit, we are glad you enjoyed our temporary exhibition on 'Tom Mollineaux (1784-1818), the slave who fought his way to freedom'. This exhibition runs until 24th November 2018 and will then be replaced by a new...More

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