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Hall of the Red Earl

Druid Lane, Galway, Ireland
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Worth stopping in for a few minutes

Interesting to see some of the old city and the artifacts found when digging. Nicely displayed and... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
canadianinriyadh
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Canada
A slice of history

A quick activity just off the Main Street. Just a walk through piece of archaeology. Let's you see... read more

Reviewed 11 April 2018
SNSR9
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Scotland, United Kingdom
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Druid Lane, Galway, Ireland
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"archaeological site"
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"small exhibit"
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"modern building"
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"worth a visit"
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"latin quarter"
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"tour guide"
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"ruins"
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"archaeology"
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"excavations"
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Interesting to see some of the old city and the artifacts found when digging. Nicely displayed and you can see some of it from the street as walls are glass from the outside - something different and we did not pay to go in.

Thank canadianinriyadh
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Reviewed April 11, 2018

A quick activity just off the Main Street. Just a walk through piece of archaeology. Let's you see relics from the past.

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Reviewed March 30, 2018

I was literally here for like five minutes. This place was kind of difficult to find and when I found it, it was a bit of a let down. It's cool that a medieval hall was found but it's small and no kind of history...More

Thank Briseida C
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Reviewed March 22, 2018 via mobile

A very small but interesting museum and remains of a medieval hall. There is a viewing window if the museum is closed . Worth a look will only take 10mins to go around.

1  Thank grommit35
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Reviewed March 20, 2018 via mobile

The museum was closed but because it’s surrounded in glass windows you can see in and view all the stones from the dig - I just wish there was a way to get the history on this place when the museum is closed.

1  Thank akacicz
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Reviewed March 13, 2018

If it's closed, you can still see it through the glass. With such an imposing name, we expected something more significant. That said, it's free. It will take about 5 minutes to walk through and around. There are things you can read about, but you...More

1  Thank drironwoman
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Reviewed November 21, 2017

Though this excavation site you can learn about the history of the development of Galway. Very small. Won''t take that much time, but it is worth a stop to look in and see the history. It is right in the latin quarter.

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Reviewed November 9, 2017

Unfortunately, this was most disappointing and will occupy 5 minutes of your time. the unearthed foundations/ruins of the Red Earls Hall were discovered in 1997 and are glass enclosed in a carpark. This family (de Burgo, now known as Burke/Bourke in Ireland today) were Fench...More

Thank sonyamsonyamsonyam
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Reviewed October 10, 2017

We were walking by and happened upon this site. It was closed for the day, but from the outside you could see the site through the glass walls at street level. It wasn't very big, but the placards tell the story of the site.

Thank Erik K
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Reviewed September 29, 2017

We stopped by this excavation site to take a look at what was discovered. There is no fee to enter the area which is protected from the elements on 3 sides and above. There is a sign to explain the history of the hall which...More

Thank ct-cruisers
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