Press Release – Takeover Day 2017

Young Travellers Take Over Museum Thursday 17/11/17 On Friday 17 November Galway City Museum was successfully taken over by a group of young travellers from Galway City for Takeover Day 2017.  This was the second year the museum has been involved in Takeover Day, a Kids in Museums initiative that celebrates young people’s contributions [...]

Press Release – Takeover Day 20172017-12-08T11:19:47+00:00

Press Release – 10th Anniversary Celebrations

A Decade of Success! Thursday 09/11/17 Here at Galway City Museum, we are 10 years old and proud to celebrate a decade of success since officially opening in 2007.  Galway City Museum, which is wholly funded by Galway City Council, was established by the Council to safeguard and promote the cultural heritage of Galway. Led [...]

Press Release – 10th Anniversary Celebrations2017-11-30T11:59:38+00:00

Press Release – MSPI Award

MSPI AWARD - Highest Standard for Museums Dublin Castle 11/07/17 Galway City Museum is one of four museums that have just been officially awarded full accreditation under the Heritage Council's Museum Standards Programme for Ireland.  Dublin Castle State Apartments, Galway City Museum, Highlanes Gallery in Drogheda, and Rathfarnham Castle achieved the highest standard in recognition of [...]

Press Release – MSPI Award2017-09-18T11:07:20+00:00

Press Release – Experts Choice Award

WINNER 2017 EXPERT'S CHOICE AWARD Galway City Museum is among the winners of the 2017 Experts' Choice Award from TripExpert. The Award recognizes the best attractions around the world based on reviews by journalists and professional travel writers. Less than 2% of all attractions worldwide receive this award. With positive reviews from reviewers like Afar Magazine, Michelin Guide and Lonely Planet, [...]

Press Release – Experts Choice Award2017-09-18T11:09:30+00:00

Press Release – Sea Science – The Wild Atlantic launched

Minister Creed opens Ireland’s first sea science gallery in Galway May 18, 2017   Michael Creed TD Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine officially opened Ireland's first marine science gallery at Galway City Museum today, Thursday 18 May 2017. "Sea Science - the Wild Atlantic" exhibition is Ireland's first sea science gallery to have [...]

Press Release – Sea Science – The Wild Atlantic launched2017-09-18T11:11:10+00:00

Press Release – Irish Museums Association (IMA) reception

Irish Museums Association Reception Galway City Museum, 3 March 2017 Museum delegates from all over Ireland and abroad gathered at Galway City Museum on Friday for the welcome reception of this year’s Irish Museums Association Conference.  The theme of the conference this year was Cultural Tourism and the Contemporary Museum and the venue for all [...]

Press Release – Irish Museums Association (IMA) reception2017-09-18T11:15:03+00:00

Press Release – Kids Takeover Day

Takeover Day at Galway City Museum a huge success! On Friday 18 November, Galway City Museum became the first museum in the Republic of Ireland to role out Takeover Day, a celebration of young people in museums, galleries, arts organisations, archives and heritage sites. A Kids in Museums ( initiative, Takeover Day is a day [...]

Press Release – Kids Takeover Day2017-09-18T11:17:00+00:00

Press Release – Polish Independence Day

Polish Independence Day in Galway Candle lit concert of Polish patriotic songs, folk paper cut-outs workshops, demonstrations of scout skills, tasting of Polish cuisine and other surprises. This is how Bardzo Ładnie Foundation in cooperation with the Polish Scouts in Galway intends to celebrate Polish Independence Day in Galway City Museum. Independence Day is really [...]

Press Release – Polish Independence Day2017-09-18T11:20:58+00:00

Press Release – IHTA exhibition launched by President Higgins

Major launch by President of Ireland, Michael D. Higgins We have had a very exciting few weeks here at Galway City Museum particularly with the visit of our esteemed President Michael D. Higgins and Sabina Higgins for the launch of the Irish Historic Towns Atlas: Galway /Gailimh, Series 28 created by Jacinta Prunty and Paul Walsh. The [...]

Press Release – IHTA exhibition launched by President Higgins2017-09-18T11:23:17+00:00

Press Release – LSLP exhibition launched by Sabina Higgins

NEW ART EXHIBITION LAUNCHED BY SABINA HIGGINS The Little Stories Little Prints exhibition was launched on Friday 2 September last by Sabina Higgins.  This is a 1916 Commemorative Visual Arts Project through the medium of Printmaking. Almost fifty Print makers from eight Printmaking Studios around Ireland accepted an invitation to participate in the project, which aims [...]

Press Release – LSLP exhibition launched by Sabina Higgins2017-09-18T11:28:18+00:00

ADMISSION: Free |  OPENING TIMES: Tuesday to Saturday: 10:00 to 17:00 and from Easter to end of September on Sundays: 12:00 to 17:00 (Exhibitions close at 16:45)
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