Galway City Museum
Fáilte chuig Músaem Cathrach na Gaillimhe


Galway City Museum is located in the City Centre on the banks of the River Corrib by the Spanish Arch.

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Departing from Galway Bus / Train Station go through Eyre Square and exit towards Shop Street.

This is Galway's main shopping area and the street is pedestrianised. Continue on to the end of Shop Street and take a left onto Quay Street, also pedestrianised and renowned for its abundance of outdoor pubs and restaurants. At the end of Quay Street, cross the road at the pedestrian crossing. This leads to an open area by the river, known as Spanish Parade. Follow on through the Spanish Arch to enter the courtyard of Galway City Museum.



Departing from Galway Bus / Train Station follow through Eyre Square towards Prospect Hill staying with the one-way traffic system. Take a right at the first main junction on to Bóthár Ui Eithir.

Continue down-hill and go straight through the lights past the Galway Tourist Office on your right and the Radisson Hotel to your left. Take a right at the T-junction onto Lough Atalia Road and continue straight on along Dock Road.

Follow around the bend at the end of Dock Road. The Museum building is on the left, on the corner of Merchants Road Lower. The Main Entrance to the museum faces onto the courtyard at the Spanish Arch.

Please note that there is NO PARKING at the Museum.