GUIDED TOUR: The Revolution in a Dozen Objects

/GUIDED TOUR: The Revolution in a Dozen Objects

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Saturday 21 September, 12pm to 12.45pm

GUIDED TOUR: The Revolution in a Dozen Objects

The Revolution in Galway, 1913-1923 exhibition explores the Easter Rising, War of Independence and Civil War from a Galway perspective. It features a diverse range of objects – a piper’s cap belonging Éamonn Ceannt, a chess piece carved by Liam Mellows while imprisoned in Mountjoy and a German rifle landed aboard the Asgard – each with their own fascinating story.

As places are limited, advance booking is advised – call the museum on (091) 532460.

Suitable for age 12+


MUSEUM OPENING TIMES

Galway City Museum is open Tuesday to Saturday on four daily timeslots; 10am, 11:30am, 2:00pm and 3:30pm.  Admission remains FREE but visitors will now require a ticket for their visit. Tickets can be booked online by visiting galwaycitymuseum.ie and will need to be presented either in printed format or on mobile phones at the main entrance to the museum.  In light of Covid-19 the number of visitors will be strictly controlled and those attending will have to adhere to correct social distancing and health and safety protocols so that everyone can enjoy the exhibitions in a safe and comfortable environment.

For any further information contact museum@galwaycity.ie or phone +353 (0)91 532 460. 
 
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