Telephone: +353 (0)91 532 460  |  museum@galwaycity.ie  |  Contact Us

TAKEOVER DAY 2017

Galway City Museum Galway City Museum, Spanish Parade, Galway, Ireland

A Kids in Museums initiative, Takeover Day is a celebration of children and young people’s contributions to museums, galleries, arts organisations, archives and heritage sites. It’s a day on which they are given meaningful roles, working alongside staff and volunteers to participate in the life of the museum. In 2016, Galway City Museum became the […]

NATIONAL HARP DAY / LÁ NA CRUITE

Galway City Museum Galway City Museum, Spanish Parade, Galway, Ireland

Saturday 19 October, 10.30am to 12pm DISPLAY: Galway’s Harp-Makers The harp is Ireland’s national instrument. To celebrate National Harp Day/Lá na Cruite, drop in and see a display of ancient and modern Irish harps made in Co. Galway by harp-makers Callan Harps, Eriu Harps and Paul Dooley. Suitable for all ages (no booking required)   Saturday […]

Free

EVENT: Cell Explorers Escape Room

Galway City Museum Galway City Museum, Spanish Parade, Galway, Ireland

A new virus has emerged and needs to be identified to avoid the spread of infection and a new lockdown! The files needed are locked away in a scientist’s lab, but you’ve been given access to stop the outbreak before it begins. Working as a team, you’ll be looking for clues, running experiments, and solving puzzles to identify the source and save the day. The Cell Explorers Escape Room […]

EVENT: Cell Explorers Escape Room

Galway City Museum Galway City Museum, Spanish Parade, Galway, Ireland

A new virus has emerged and needs to be identified to avoid the spread of infection and a new lockdown! The files needed are locked away in a scientist’s lab, but you’ve been given access to stop the outbreak before it begins. Working as a team, you’ll be looking for clues, running experiments, and solving puzzles to identify the source and save the day. The Cell Explorers Escape Room […]

EVENT: Cell Explorers Escape Room

Galway City Museum Galway City Museum, Spanish Parade, Galway, Ireland

A new virus has emerged and needs to be identified to avoid the spread of infection and a new lockdown! The files needed are locked away in a scientist’s lab, but you’ve been given access to stop the outbreak before it begins. Working as a team, you’ll be looking for clues, running experiments, and solving puzzles to identify the source and save the day. The Cell Explorers Escape Room […]

OBJECT SPOTLIGHT EVENT: The Reliquary of St Ursula, 1723-2023

Galway City Museum Galway City Museum, Spanish Parade, Galway, Ireland

The Reliquary of St Ursula was made by Galway silversmith Richard Joyce – of Claddagh Ring fame – in 1723 to hold the reputed remains of St Ursula, a fourth-century British princess who tradition relates, was martyred along with her 11,000 female followers by the Huns while on a pilgrimage to Rome.  The dome of […]

Celebrate Commander Bill King’s World Circumnavigation

Galway City Museum Galway City Museum, Spanish Parade, Galway, Ireland

Fifty years ago, in 1973, Commander Bill King completed an epic three-year world circumnavigation aboard the Galway Blazer II.   To mark this significant event in Galway’s maritime history, Galway City Museum has unveiled a new display of objects and memorabilia linked to King’s voyage. Join us at 12.30pm on Thursday 30 November at Galway City […]

Scroll to Top
Skip to content