The team at the Galway City Museum are delighted to be part of this important project – Keepsakes. We see it as a unique opportunity to be curators of new histories that tell of personal stories, challenging journeys, fascinating narratives. All of our participants have generously shared a part of their recent history with us [...]

Museum Keepsakes project looks at the Galway migrant’s story

Galway City Museum along with facilitator, Georgina Edziwa, have been engaging with a number of individuals seeking asylum and refuge in Ireland, and residing in Galway.  The resulting outreach project records the migrant’s journey and explores their personal stories through keepsakes brought from their homeland or objects that make them feel at home in Ireland. [...]

Culture Night at Galway City Museum

We at Galway City Museum along with our friends in the History Department at NUI Galway and at Galway City Council invite you to an outdoor ‘history blitz’ starting at 5.30pm outside the museum for Culture Night 2021.  See the list of scheduled speakers below.  Exhibitions at Galway City Museum will also be OPEN for [...]

For Galway Interational Arts Festival, Galway City Museum will be open Tuesday through Saturday, 10am - 5pm, both Sunday's 12pm - 5pm and Monday 18 July, 10am - 5pm.  Admission is FREE!
Galleries close at 4.45pm

N.B. After the festival the museum will resume normal opening times:
OPEN Tuesday through Saturday, 10am - 5pm, CLOSED Sunday and Monday.
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