County Clare, Galway, and the Aran Islands Travel Guide

County Clare, Galway, and the Aran Islands Sights

NUI Galway

  • Educational Institution

Published 01/20/2010

Fodor's Review

Thanks in part to its central location, NUI Galway has become an inextricable part of Galway life since its construction in 1845, as only a handful of other universities, such as Oxford, have done. In fact its Tudor Gothic–style quadrangle was modeled on Christ Church in Oxford. It houses Galway's "hidden museum," the James Mitchell Geology Museum, which has a collection of 15,000 rocks, gemstones, and fossils.

Sight Information

Address:

Newcastle Rd., Galway City, Co. Galway, Ireland

Phone:

091-524–411

Website: www.nuigalway.ie

Sight Details:

  • Free

Published 01/20/2010

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