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

November 2019

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 [...]

June 2019

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April 2019

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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December 2017

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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

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

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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