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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 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...


Winner of 2018 Experts’ Choice Award

April 9, 2018

Winner of 2018 Experts’ Choice Award Galway City Museum has been chosen as a winner of the TripExpert Experts̵...


New Photographic Exhibition opens at Galway City Museum

February 15, 2018

The Aran Islands – Another World February 2018 Dubliner Bill Doyle (1926–2010) first visited the Aran Islands in...


NEW Events Guide out now!

January 23, 2018

Pick up your own copy of our Events Guide for January to April 2018 – available now at the museum reception.  ...


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