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.

Unable to visit the museum? Let the museum come to you! Contact the museum HERE to discuss.


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 on COVID 19

In accordance with current national policy on the containment of the Covid 19 virus, Galway City Museum will be closed from Friday 13 to Monday 30 March (inclusive) or until further notice. If you have an urgent query please email staff on museum@galwaycity.ie

For further information, the Museum encourages you to keep an eye on this WEBSITE, FACEBOOK and TWITTER all of which will be updated regularly.
Stay well. Bigí folláin. The Team at the Museum.

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