To enable and encourage the public (through the range of services it provides) to seek their own level of understanding, appreciation and enjoyment of the history and heritage of Galway and beyond.

Education Mission Statement of Galway City Museum

We in Galway City Museum believe that participation in cultural and arts activities brings important benefits and outcomes and therefore we strive to ensure that the museum – its exhibitions, collections and programmes – are accessible to all. The museum prides itself in being a welcoming space for all members of its community and is committed to building relationships, encouraging individuals, groups and organisations to help us deliver a better service.

Please get in touch to discuss your interests and needs.

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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)

Galway City Museum will be closed to the public from Thursday 6th to Saturday 8th February to facilitate essential structural works on the ground floor.  Apologies for any inconvenience caused.
Thank you

Beidh Músaem Cathrach na Gaillimhe dúnta don phobal ó Déardaoin 6 Feabhra go dtí Dé Sathairn 8 Feabhra chun oibreacha struchtúracha riachtanacha a éascú ar an mbunurlár. Gabh ár leithscéal as aon mhíchaoithiúlacht.
Go raibh maith agaibh.

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