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Read about this sight in Rich Steve’s guidebook and it was well worth the time and effort! The cost is right as it is free and the small sight gives you a glimpse into the past of The rulers of Galway! Recommended particularly for history...More
This location shows the old remains of the city buildings from hundreds and hundreds of years ago. Interesting to see. Only takes a few minutes to visit. No tour. No cost. It’s not really even a building. Just a preserved area to walk through. We...More
The Hall of the Red Earl is an archaeological excavation, clearly visible from Druid's Lane. It has an explanation about the site clearly visible through the glass. The Earl was a medieval lord, the site dates from the 13th century. We found it by accident...More
Found this only because we had the Rick Steve’s guide book and were following the walking tour in it. It is a real archeological excavation made open to the public. Takes 5-10 minutes to walk through but is a fascinating glimpse of medieval Galway presrved...More
In the pedestrian quarter, on a little pedestrian side street off busy Quay Street, this glass-fronted archaeological excavation is exposed for you to walk around and into. The documentation posters and 1651 city map lay it out well. [Going to the Galway City Museum afterwards...More
The Hall of the Red Earl is interesting if you happen to be nearby. We were right around the corner and, although it was closed when we were there, you can still look through the glass and see the remnants of this Medieval building. I...More
If you have ever dreamed of being Indiana Jones this is the place to see a real archaeological dig site. Kids will enjoy this one as well. While not as big as one would hope, this is a realistic site and very educational.