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Plan Your Visit

Admission is FREE but tickets must be booked in advance. Bookings can be made on this website or via  Tickets should be presented either in printed format or on mobile phones at the main entrance to the museum. The number of visitors will be controlled and those attending are asked to adhere to social distancing and health and safety protocols so that everyone can enjoy the exhibitions in as safe an environment as possible.

If you require assistance booking tickets please contact the museum by email, or by phone +353 (0)91 532 460 and we will be happy to help.

Museum Opening Hours

Galway City Museum is open Tuesday to Saturday on four daily timeslots; 10am, 11:30am, 2:00pm and 3:30pm.
Galleries close at 16:45

Getting Here

Parking Near GCM

Several parking facilities are available with short walking distances to the museum, please use the map below to find out about their locations and prices, as well as live traffic conditions around museum.

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There is full access to all the galleries and there are two wheelchairs available on request for any visitor that requires one.

Assistance dogs are welcome

Galway City Museum is open Tuesday to Saturday

Visitors will have access to both the ground floor and first floor galleries.  The second floor will remain closed until the new Sea Science exhibition works have been completed.  Admission remains FREE but TICKETS will be 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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