Galway Aquarium

Exclusive family pass discount for guests, please ask at reception for details on how to avail of this offer.

The National Aquarium is home to Ireland’s biggest display of sea and fresh water life. You can see young and freshly hatched fish or learn about the huge variety of life in the Estuary, Harbour, Lighthouse, Mill Pond.  The main attraction within the aquarium is the 120 tonne Ocean Tank showcasing over 200 species including cod, pollock and small sharks. There is a chance to hold starfish, crabs and sea scorpions.  The building is located on the Salthill promenade overlooking Galway Bay.

Address: Salthill Promenade, Galway City

Opening Hours: 10am until 5pm


Great Escape Rooms

Exclusive discount for guests, please ask at reception for detaIls on how to avail of this offer.

You enter the locked escape room and for 60 minutes you, and your team will become removed from your current day to day lives and be totally focused on nothing but escape…. Observe your surroundings, solves clues, work as a team and make the connections. Adrenaline kicks in – excitement, tension, focus, laughter and team work. Uncover the mysteries hidden within the room and earn your reward…the Great Escape. Ask upon booking which room is best suited to the age category of your group.

Address: 27 Upper Abbeygate Street, Galway City

Opening Hours: Monday - Friday, 1pm until 7pm. Saturday, 11.30am until 9pm & Sunday, 11.30am until 9pm


Storytelling Moth & Butterfly Storytelling & Improvisation

3rd Wednesday of every month at 7.30pm

Moth and Butterfly is a free fluttering night of Storytelling and Improvisation!  Katie's Claddagh Cottage is an enchanting location, with a wood burning stove, oak tables, twinkly lights and gorgeous teapots! 

Address: Katie’s Claddagh Cottage, Fairhill Rd Upper, The Claddagh, Galway.

Stories for Children

Saturdays at 11am Stories for Children

Story time kicks off at 11am, when the librarian shares well-loved favourites, exciting new releases, and a vast variety of brilliant picture books and with the help of our resident orangutan, The Librarian, makes sure we only have the best and funniest stories for every Saturday morning story session! Free story time takes place among comfy chairs in the children’s section, and is suitable for kids of all ages, especially younger children.

Tickets: Free

Address: Charlie Byrne's Bookshop, The Cornstore, Middle St, Galway


Just minutes from all of the action, The Galmont is the perfect place for a family stay in Galway.
For bookings and availability, please call our Reservations team on +353 91 538300