Galway City Museum, Galway

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  • Address: Spanish Parade House Merchants Road Lower, Galway, Co. Galway, Ireland
  • Timings: 10:00 am - 05:00 pm Details
  • Phone: 353-91532460
  • Tags: Museum, Family And Kids
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About Galway City Museum, Galway

For what is arguably a small city, Galway has a rich historical heritage. The museum showcases it in it’s multiple exhibitions that include:

  • The DJ Murphy – collection of farm implements.
  • Medieval Stone Collection – carvings from 16th century Galway associated to the Tribes of Galway.
  • Galway military Artefacts – belongings of the Galwegians who went off to war.
  • Claddagh Collection – a model of the Claddagh village, the apron and the shawl.
  • Maritime collection – the boat building tools of John Reney.
  • The Derek Biddulph Photographic Collection:
  • An Art Collection
  • The civic Sword and Mace
  • The painting collection of Peter Francis Daly

In essence, what the museum lacks in glamour, it makes up for with intimacy. This might well be your first stop in Galway.

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  • Amazing healthy food and very friendly and helpful staff. We got a delicious vegan chocolate cake here!

  • I had a great time here ! It's not so big museum, but with a good collection of historic items, great explanations about the city and the many diferents historical periods of Ireland . It's a very nice program to take kids, specially the last floor. The free entrance is a great thing too.

  • It gets four stars because it was free. It has cool little exhibits and good information. I would have been annoyed if I had to pay for it. Probably wouldn't take the kids there as it is a lot of reading. Better for adults that want to learn a bit about Ireland

  • Fun little museum. I especially liked the archeological exhibit on the first floor

  • I interesting and we'll presented. Very helpful staff.

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