Why not Make a Day of It and plan a fun filled day out during the Baboró festival. There is a great variety of things to do and see in Galway to suit all tastes!
Every Saturday at 11am join Children’s Storytime with Ruth at Charlie Byrne's Bookshop.
Contact: +353 091-561-766
Free Things to Do in Galway
Children’s Parks in Galway
Children’s Millennium Park, on University Road across from NUI Galway
Playground in Eyre Square
Claude Toft Park in Salthill
Guided tours are offered free of charge to schools. Pre-booking is required.
Opening Hours: Tues to Sat: 10am-5pm, Sun:12pm-5pm (Easter Sun to Sept)
Closed Monday. Spanish Parade, Galway
Contact: +353 091 532 460
Nicknamed Galway's 'hidden museum', the James Mitchell Geology Museum has a large collection of rare rocks, ancient fossils and precious gems on display. (Upstairs in the Quadrangle - through the Archway and turn left)
Opening Hours: Monday –Friday, 10am- 4pm
Contact: Alessandra Costanzo, Earth and Ocean Sciences: email@example.com
The Zoology and Marine Biology Museum has an impressive collection of over 500 specimens, both native and exotic. Highlights include four genuine Charles Darwin specimens. (Located on the floor of the Martin Ryan Institute, across from the Quadrangle)
Opening Hours: Monday-Friday, 10am-4pm
Contact: Eoin MacLoughlin, Zoology: firstname.lastname@example.org
Explore and experience the evolving technological landscape across the decades. See early radios and iconic computers, and explore vintage games, including 'Space Invaders' and 'Pacman'. (First Floor of the Insight Centre for Data Analytics, IDA Business Park, Dangan)
Opening Hours: Weekly, but varies depending on festivals and tour events. Book a visit through the contact below.
Contact: Brendan Smith (Curator), email@example.com
Other fun things to do in Galway!
Experience fun and wonder and get up close and personal with sea creatures at the National Aquarium of Ireland
Contact : +353 091 585 100