Explore Galway's history and culture!

Visitors to Galway City Museum can soak up the archaeology, history and culture of Galway while also enjoying spectacular sea views.

Current exhibition highlights include

  • War of Friends, 1922-23
  • The civil war story of Pádraic Ó Máille and Liam Mellows
  • Keepers of the Gael/Caomhnóirí na nGael
  • Revolution in Galway, 1913-23
  • The Galway Hooker
  • The Claddagh: A Triumph of Unconscious Beauty and The Wild Atlantic – Sea Science

Recipient of Tripadvisor’s Certificate of Excellent for over ten consecutive years, Galway City Museum is fully accredited under the Heritage Council’s Museum Standards Programme for Ireland.


Open Tues to Sat year-round, closed during Christmas and New Year

See website for details


Free Entry

Useful Information
  • Sensory space on the ground floor
  • Tourist Office on-site
Getting There

Located on Spanish Parade, Galway City

Map Location: 53.269682, -9.053615
Contact Galway City Museum – Músaem Cathrach na Gaillimhe

Spanish Parade, Galway City

Eircode: H91 CX5P
T: 091-532 460
W: www.galwaycitymuseum.ie
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