Press Release

March 2021

Dara Sheridan

Hello, my name is Dara. I live in Galway and I am 13 years old. During lockdown, many things have been cancelled including the Olympics, big sports events and other things like holidays etc. At [...]

Senan Weadick

Dear future Galwegians. I am writing to you from January 2021. We are in are second year of the corona virus pandemic and I will share with you some of my thoughts and experience about [...]

Moya Tierney

Dear Galway, I'm writing to you from the year 2021. The past year has been very strange, at the moment we are in the middle of a global pandemic called Covid-19 or Coronavirus, which means [...]

June 2017

Stone Axehead

Stone Axehead Large flat limestone axehead with sharpened edge from near Monivea, Co. Galway. Donation Museum Reg. GCMD2014:003 Location: Storage

Gordon Cup

Gordon Cup Gordon Cup with an inscription on it is as follows:THE GORDON CUP, PRESENTED TO, THE ROYAL GALWAY YACHT CLUB, BY, James Gordon Esq..1927 and subsequently awarded to L. Oldham [...]

Savoy Cinema Programme

Savoy Programme Souvenir programme from the opening night of the Savoy Cinema, which was located on Eglinton Street, Galway. The Savoy opened on St. Stephens Night, 1934 with a recital by [...]

Tulira Programme

Tulira Programme Programme for Gymkhana and Fete at Tulira Castle, Co. Galway, Sunday 3 June, 1962 Donation Museum Reg. GCM2014:002:020 Location: Storage  

Seapoint Ballroom Programme

Seapoint Ballroom Programme Programme for a Concert presented by Radio Eireann and Les Modes Modernes with a Symphony Orchestra conducted by Milan Horvat at the Seapoint Ballroom, Tuesday 21st October, 1952. Printed by the [...]

Savoy Recital

Savoy Recital Savoy Cinema, Galway Recital Programme, Friday January 16th, 1953 in aid of the new Galway Cathedral, with the tenor Father Sydney MacEwan. Donation Museum Reg. GCM2014:002:003 Location: Storage [...]

Travel Identity Card

Travel Identity Card Travel Identity Card issued in February 1949 just two months before the official declaration of Ireland as a Republic. Donation Museum Reg. GCM2013:004 Location: Storage   [...]

Whist Drive Ticket

Whist Drive Ticket Ticket issued for a Whist Drive at the Columban Hall, Galway. The ticket was produced at O' Gormans printing house, Shop St. The Whist Drive was a progressive card game [...]

Galway City Museum is open Tuesday to Saturday

Admission is FREE but TICKETS are an essential requirement. By clicking BOOK TICKET on this page, visitors can choose from one of four daily time slots, 10am; 11.30am, 2pm and 3.30pm. Tickets will need to be presented as a printout OR on your mobile phone at the main entrance.  Visitors are asked to review the museum’s reopening guidelines on Eventbrite when making their booking.

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