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Museum staff, volunteers and others share stories and insights that explore Galway City Museum’s collection and exhibition themes, along with all the latest museum news.

New Claddagh Exhibition Now Open!

June 1, 2019

A Triumph of Unconscious Beauty The Claddagh village, which lends its name to the famous ring, developed on the western ...

Galway City Museum Environmental Upgrade

May 9, 2019

The Galway City Museum Environmental Upgrade works are currently underway. This project has been part-funded by the Depa...

Sustainable Living Series, Learn All About It!

March 23, 2019

What is sustainable living? Creative Ireland are funding a series of interactive workshops and talks taking place in Gal...

New Photographic Exhibition Now Open!

December 10, 2018

Galway Markets (1870s – 1930s) Galway City Museum announces a brand new exhibition about the Galway Markets –...

Museum Acquires Handwritten Ó Conaire Letters

November 23, 2018

“Mise Pádraic Ó Conaire” An important collection of letters from the mid-1920s concerning the Irish-langua...

Ceannt Plaque Unveiled at Galway City Museum

October 2, 2018

Commemorative Plaque 4th Battalion, Dublin Brigade On Thursday 27 September 2018 the 4th Battalion Dublin Brigade 1916 ...

New exhibition launched!

July 30, 2018

‘Tom Molineaux (1784-1818), the slave who fought his way to freedom’ In the summer of 1818, an African-Ameri...

‘Old Salthill’ Exhibition Now Open!

April 20, 2018

‘Old Salthill’ by Tom Kenny Galway City Museum is delighted to announce the opening of ‘Old Salthill’, t...


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