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It is free. It is unique to Galway. It details the river usage over hundreds of years. Fly fishing folks will enjoy the award winning lures.
A small tower on the bridge so don’t over look this charming place.
10-20 minutes is all you’ll spend...More
Surprisingly interesting small museum sited in a small three storey tower reached by a footbridge over the river that manages to fascinate with an insight into a bygone Galway, and an in some ways forgotten fishery past - at the same time providing a great...More
It’s a tiny little fishery museum with a hilarious staff. It gives an entire history of a short piece of river and who owned it, back to Henry VIII. There’s also a 40lb stuffed salmon. Loved my short visit.
If you walking across the Wolfe Tone Bridge in Galway stop in this interesting local tourist attraction and museum run by the Galway Civic Trust. Declan, the historian of the tower, will give you a great 5 minute explanation of why the tower was built,...More
The admission is free but that is not the only reason to see this museum! The history of fishing in Galway hails back to the beginnings of the city itself. The tower offers an unparalleled view of the River Corrib, and the docents are very...More
This is a very small Museum located on Wolfe Tone bridge in Galway. It is very close to the Galway City Museum and the Spanish Arch. While small it holds a wealth of interesting material. If you have any interest in fishing and the River...More
Just happened to have been walking past this we place, didn't realise it was a museum, good to just call in to if your walking past, free of charge you just leave a donation, not much in to but good views and interesting if you...More
Sitting on the edge of a river at the end of stone bridge is the cutest little museum you have ever seen with the nicest boys inside! You get to learn about the history of the tower, the fishery & a little about the town....More
I live in Galway and had not visited the tower for many years. However I was pleasantly surprised recently when I brought a young nephew who was visiting from Holland to visit the tower. It has been recently rennovated and updated and now provides an...More