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Legend of the Claddagh Ring

Museums and Art Galleries, Tourist Attractions, Indoor
Profile iconAges 4+
Location iconGalway
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Attraction Information

Come and discover the Legend of the Claddagh Ring in Galway. It’s time to learn about the city's heritage and how to wear a Claddagh ring correctly!

Kids will love the interactive displays and stations where they can discover the histories of Galway. There are grand displays of boats, rings and all sorts of Galway artefacts that will leave kids fascinated. The quaint cottage is also the home of an actual workshop, so you’ll be able to watch on as new Claddagh rings are carefully crafted.

At the museum you’ll learn about the romantic story behind the rings origins, so parents will be entertained and intrigued as well as the kids. Make sure to check out the Claddagh movie that’s screened frequently, and ask the experts on hand about the curious stories surrounding the Claddagh ring.

  • Learn the Legend of the Claddagh Ring
  • Interactive stations and plenty of history
  • Watch as Claddagh rings are carefully crafted

Opening hours

Monday to Saturday 09:00 – 18:00

Sunday 11:00 - 18:00

Last Entry

30 minutes before closing time.



26 Shop Street, Galway City,
County Galway,
H91 E653,

Phone number

08513 92002


General Admission

All ages: Free entrance


FAQ & Additional Information

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