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Stone Axehead

Stone Axehead Large flat limestone axehead with sharpened edge from near Monivea, Co. Galway. Donation Museum Reg. GCMD2014:003 Location: Storage

Stone Axehead2017-09-19T14:17:38+01:00

Silver Cup on Wooden Base Inscribed with ‘1909, Presented to Royal Galway Yacht Club

Silver Cup inscribed with ‘1909, Presented to Royal Galway Yacht Club' Silver cup on a wooden base inscribed with ‘1909, Presented to Royal Galway Yacht Club, by the, Commodore Rt. Hon Lord Headley, for, Sailing record of this season’. Numerous other inscriptions around the cup detail the names of boats, their owners, sailors [...]

Silver Cup on Wooden Base Inscribed with ‘1909, Presented to Royal Galway Yacht Club2017-11-01T10:47:02+00:00

Souvenir Programme for the An Tostal International Boxing Event at the Savoy Cinema

Souvenir Programme for the An Tostal International Boxing Event at the Savoy Cinema, Galway Souvenir programme for the An Tostal International Boxing event at the Savoy Cinema, Galway, 13 April, 1953 Donation Museum Reg. GCM2014:002:027 Location: Storage

Souvenir Programme for the An Tostal International Boxing Event at the Savoy Cinema2017-11-01T12:53:41+00:00

Gordon Cup

Gordon Cup Gordon Cup with an inscription on it is as follows:THE GORDON CUP, PRESENTED TO, THE ROYAL GALWAY YACHT CLUB, BY, James Gordon Esq..1927 and subsequently awarded to L. Oldham (BOW), R. Rooney (STR) and C. Wilson (COX) for rowing. Donation Museum Reg. GCM2013:006 Location: Storage   [...]

Gordon Cup2017-06-14T14:34:26+01:00

Galway Lawn Tennis Club Silver Cup

Galway Lawn Tennis Club Silver Cup Galway Lawn Tennis Club silver cup awarded to W O’Reilly and D.C.C. Dunlop for the Open Men’s Doubles in 1913. The cup was produced by West and Son, Dublin. Donation Museum Reg. GCM2011:006:016 Location: Storage  

Galway Lawn Tennis Club Silver Cup2017-06-14T14:27:54+01:00

Six Posters Issued by the Great Southern Railways Omnibus Department

Six Posters Issued by the Great Southern Railways Omnibus Department Six posters issued by the Great Southern Railways Omnibus Department in 1936, 1937, 1938 with times and fares of buses travelling from Limerick, Mountbellew, Sligo and Clifden to the Galway Races. Donation Museum Reg. GCM2010:004 Location: Storage [...]

Six Posters Issued by the Great Southern Railways Omnibus Department2017-06-14T14:07:57+01:00

Savoy Cinema Programme

Savoy Programme Souvenir programme from the opening night of the Savoy Cinema, which was located on Eglinton Street, Galway. The Savoy opened on St. Stephens Night, 1934 with a recital by Count John McCormack, accompanied by the pianist Edwin Schneider. Purchase Museum Reg. GCM2017:012 Location: Storage   [...]

Savoy Cinema Programme2017-11-01T10:42:49+00:00

MUSEUM OPENING TIMES

Galway City Museum will reopen Tuesday 1st December 2020 on four daily timeslots; 10am, 11:30am, 2:00pm and 3:30pm, Tuesday to Saturday.  Admission remains FREE but visitors will require a ticket for their visit. Tickets can be booked on this website by clicking ‘BOOK TICKET’ on the website homepage. 
 
We would appeal to you to read our visiting guidelines when planning your next visit and to continue to take every precaution in the museum to ensure the safety of yourself and others.
 
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