Galway Textile Factory

/Galway Textile Factory

Galway Textile Factory

Galway Textile Factory

Dolls dress dating to 1957, made from cotton off-cut from the Galway Textile Factory (the Cotton Factory) which opened on Sandy Rd., Galway in the 1950s.  Vaclav Otto Gunzel (1900-1980), born near Pilzen, Czech Republic, was contracted to design and oversee the building of the Galway Textile Factory in 1955.


Museum Reg. GCM2016:014:001

Location: Storage




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 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.

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