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County Clare, Galway, and the Aran Islands Sights

Galway City Museum

Fodor's Review

The city's civic museum, housed in a modern building behind the Spanish Arch, contains materials relating to local history: old photographs, antiquities (the oldest is a stone ax head carbon-dated to 3500 BC), and other historical gewgaws, including a full-scale Galway Hooker (turf-carrying boat) in the stairwell. Its café, The Kitchen, is a lively lunch and coffee spot.

Sight Information


Spanish Parade, Galway City, Co. Galway, Ireland



Sight Details:

  • Free
  • June–Sept., Tues.–Sat. 10–5, Sun. 12–5; Oct.–May, Tues.–Sat. 10–5.


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