The Galway City Museum is the ideal place for tourists to learn about the city’s interesting history and heritage. Located in the heart of the city, and spread across three floors, this modern museum features a variety of exhibits; both permanent and temporary, that will interest visitors of all ages. Exhibitions at the museum include; World War 1: A Galway Story, Galway & the Great War, Galway Within the Walls (Medieval Galway), Routes to the Past (Prehistoric Galway), and so on. While exploring the museum, visitors will come across highlights of the attraction, such as the Galway Civic Sword, a Galway Hooker, the statue of Padraic Ó Conaire and the Great Mace.
Tuesday to Saturday: 10am to 5pm Sunday: 12pm to 5pm (from Easter Sunday to September only) Closed on Mondays
Around 1 hour or more
Adults, senior visitors, young adults, families, children
The Galway Civic Sword, Galway Hooker, the statue of Padraic Ó Conaire and the Great Mace
Finding prayer facilities at the Galway City Museum will not be possible. Muslim visitors will however be able to make use of the facilities offered at one of the few mosques in the city of Galway, such as the Galway Mosque. They can therefore ask staff at the museum to guide them to the nearest masjid when needed.
The Galway City Museum is not known to house a café. Visitors to the museum will however be able to find a plethora of cafés and restaurants in the surrounding area. Muslim tourists will also be able to find a few Halal restaurants, due to the city’s sizeable Muslim population.