Museums in Wales

Map of all Historic Gardens in Wales
Also see Museums in England | Scotland

As much as possible we've limited this gazetteer to museums we have visited in person, and again, where photography was allowed, museum entries include photos we took while visiting.



Name County Heritage Rating
Andrew Logan Museum of Sculpture Powys 1 Heritage Rating
Barmouth RNLI Lifeboat Museum Gwynedd 2 Heritage Rating
Betws-y-Coed Motor Museum Gwynedd 1 Heritage Rating
Blaenavon Ironworks Gwent 4 Heritage Rating
Cefn Coed Colliery Museum Glamorgan 3 Heritage Rating
Ceredigion Museum Dyfed 3 Heritage Rating
Chepstow Museum Gwent 3 Heritage Rating
Corris Railway & Museum Gwynedd 3 Heritage Rating
Cosmeston Medieval Village Glamorgan 3 Heritage Rating
Internal Fire Museum of Power Dyfed 2 Heritage Rating
Judge's Lodging Powys 3 Heritage Rating
Llancaiach Fawr Manor and Living History Museum Glamorgan 3 Heritage Rating
Llandudno Museum and Art Gallery Gwynedd 1 Heritage Rating
Llangollen Motor Museum Clwyd 1 Heritage Rating
Llyn Brenig Visitor Centre Clwyd 2 Heritage Rating
Margam Stones Museum Glamorgan 4 Heritage Rating
Monmouth Museum Gwent 3 Heritage Rating
National Coracle Centre, Cenarth Falls Dyfed 3 Heritage Rating
National Cycle Collection Powys 2 Heritage Rating
National Museum of Wales Glamorgan 2 Heritage Rating
National Roman Legion Museum, Caerleon Gwent 4 Heritage Rating
National Slate Museum Gwynedd 3 Heritage Rating
National Wool Museum Dyfed 3 Heritage Rating
Owain Glyndwr Centre Powys 3 Heritage Rating
Pembrokeshire Motor Museum Dyfed 2 Heritage Rating
Pontypool Museum Gwent 2 Heritage Rating
Porthcawl Museum Glamorgan 2 Heritage Rating
Regimental Museum of The Royal Welsh Powys 3 Heritage Rating
Robert Owen Memorial Museum Powys 3 Heritage Rating
Ruthin Gaol Clwyd 3 Heritage Rating
Segontium Roman Fort Gwynedd 3 Heritage Rating
South Wales Miners Museum Glamorgan 3 Heritage Rating
St Fagans Castle Glamorgan 3 Heritage Rating
Talyllyn Railway and Narrow Gauge Railway Museum Gwynedd 3 Heritage Rating
Teapot World (Teapot Museum) Gwynedd 3 Heritage Rating
Techniquest Glamorgan 1 Heritage Rating
Turner House Gallery Glamorgan 2 Heritage Rating
Vale of Rheidol Railway Dyfed 3 Heritage Rating
West Wales Museum of Childhood Dyfed 2 Heritage Rating
Name County Heritage Rating
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Edward IV marries Elizabeth Woodville

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