Press Release

January 2020


Looking to do something new this Sunday? How about a TANDEM BEACH CLEAN?? If you interested in clean beaches and saving our Galway Bay marine life join Harriet Dundon from Galway City Museum, on Grattan [...]

December 2019

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October 2019


Fáilte Ireland announces over €6.6 million for 'transformative' new Atlantic Museum Galway On Friday, 11th October 2019 Fáilte Ireland announced that they would be investing over €6.6million to develop a 'transformative' new state-of-the-art museum. This will be the single [...]

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Easter at Galway City Museum

Easter Opening Hours Closed Good Friday 19th April  Open Saturday 20th April.....................10am - 5pm   Open Easter Sunday 21st April............12pm - 5pm   Closed Monday 22nd April  Open Tuesday 23rd April......................10am - 5pm   Happy Easter from [...]

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July 2017

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 [...]

June 2017


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.

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