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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 [...]

June 2019

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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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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

May 2017

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)

Christmas Opening Times
Closed 23rd to 30th December 2019 inclusive
Open Tuesday 31st December 2019
Closed New Years Day
Resume Normal Hours 2nd January 2020

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