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Museums in Gwynedd

This page Barmouth RNLI Lifeboat Museum - Teapot World (Teapot Museum)


Barmouth 

Barmouth RNLI Lifeboat Museum

Administered by the Royal National Lifeboat Institute, the museum traces the history of this most essential and heroic occupation through models, photographs, and historical memorabilia.
Barmouth, Gwynedd, Wales, LL42 1HB

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Llandudno 

Llandudno Museum and Art Gallery

In 1927 Francis Chardon gave his collection of paintings and art objects to the town of Llandudno. This delightful small museum was founded to showcase Chardon's collection plus archaeological finds and historical artefacts telling the story of Llandudno's early history.
Chardon House, 17-19 Gloddaeth Street Llandudno, Gwynedd, Wales, LL30 2DD

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Porthmadog 

Madog Motor Museum

This small motoring museum features a collection of vintage British cars and motorcycles from the 1930s to the 1950s, plus automotive memorabilia and toys.
Madog Street, Porthmadog, Gwynedd, Wales, LL49 9EP

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Llanbedr 

Maes Artro Village Museum of Bygone Days

A former RAF Fighter base during the Battle of Britain houses this collection of planes and memorabilia. Trace the history of RAF Llanbedr from the 1940’s to the present day, and visit a "homefront exhibition" depicting life during the War.
Llanbedr, Barmouth, Gwynedd, Wales, LL45 2PZ

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Beaumaris 

Museum of Childhood Memories

Fascinating museum illustrating with poignant nostalgia the pleasures over growing up over the past 150 years. Displays showcase the toys that children have used over the years and how our concept of childhood has changed. Voted Best Museum of the Year (1990) by the Sunday Express newspaper.
Beaumaris, Anglesey, Gwynedd, Wales, LL58 8AP

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Llanberis 

National Slate Museum

This fascinating museum is housed in Victorian workshops near the huge Dinorwic quarry. There are slate-splitting demonstrations, multi-media presentations, and tours of the historic workshops and foundries used during the heyday of slate quarrying in the 19th century.
Llanberis, Gwynedd, Wales, LL55 4TY

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Caernarfon 

Segontium Roman Fort

Museum: The Roman auxillary fort of Segontium, near present day Caernarfon, has provided some of Britain's finest archaeological finds from the Roman period. The best artefacts from the fort are displayed in the museum, which tells the story of the Roman invasion and occupation of Wales.
Beddgelert Road, Caernarfon, Gwynedd, Wales

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Photos of Segontium Roman Fort

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Tywyn 

Talyllyn Railway and Narrow Gauge Railway Museum

This historic narrow gauge railway was built to carry slate from Abergynolwyn, now it carries tourists on a 7 mile winding journey through lovely countryside. The railway station at Tywyn houses a museum, full of engines and displays from the days when steam was king.
Wharf Station, Tywyn, Gwynedd, Wales, LL36 9EY

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Heritage Highlight: One of the Great Little Trains of Wales
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Conwy 

Teapot World (Teapot Museum)

Without a doubt one of the world's most beloved and treasured museums. Well, OK, I exaggerate a teeny bit, but if you want to trace the history of that most British of pastimes, tea drinking, this is the place to come. Hundreds of teapots are on display, dating all the way back to 1740.
25 Castle Street, Conwy, Gwynedd, Wales, LL32 8AY

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