The Galway City Museum is situated in the beautiful surroundings of the Spanish Arch, on the banks of the River Corrib in Galway City. The museum houses a variety of permanent and touring exhibitions which represent Galway’s rich archaeology, heritage and history. 

Permanent exhibitions include; Routes to the Past (Pre-Historic Galway), Galway Within the Walls (Medieval Galway), Pádraic Ó Conaire: Man and Statue, Dance Hall Days, Cinema in Galway and Galway and the Wars of Empire.