Galway City Museum

TripExpert Score based on reviews in 5 publications
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5 expert recommendations


Afar Magazine

Set on the waterfront next to the remnants of the city’s ancient walls beside the Spanish Arch, the absorbing Galway City Museum chronicles the region’s rich cultural and historical legacy. Full review →



Contains materials relating to local history: old photographs, antiquities. Full review →


Frommer's 35

A rather endearing little museum overlooking the Spanish Arch, this is a good place to spend half an hour acquainting yourself with the city’s history. Full review →


Lonely Planet Tick Top Choice

Exhibits on the city's history from 1800 to 1950, including an iconic Galway Hooker fishing boat. Full review →

Look for the photos of President John F Kennedy's 1963 visit to Galway

Michelin Guide 53

Opened in 2007, a stone's throw from its former site and dominating the mouth of the River Corrib, this museum traces everyday life in the area through the ages. Full review →

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