Museums in Ceredigion
Arts Centre, University of Wales, Aberystwyth, on the A487.
1300 ceramic pieces, changing exhibitions.
Terrace Road Aberystwyth, SY23 2AQ
Housed in an Edwardian music hall, the museum is packed with exhibits of the rural folk life of this region, including sections on lead mining, sailing, and farming.
Internal Fire - Museum of Power
Castell Pridd Farm, Tanygroes, Ceredigion, Wales, SA43 2JS, website: www.internalfire.com
Dedicated to the preservation of the internal combustion engine in industry and agriculture. A working museum open all year round with large engines running daily. The collection covers early gas engines through to gas turbines but with the emphasis on diesel power from the 1920s to the 1960s.
Silver-Lead Mine Museum
Located at Ponterwyd on the A44.
An award-winning Mining Heritage Trail with exhibitions and a collection of silver-lead mining curiosities. Working water wheels, mining machinery, tramways, panning shed, underground tour.
National Library of Wales
At Aberystwyth on the A487
Major collections of paintings, prints, drawings, photographs, sound and moving image material, maps, manuscripts and printed works on the heritage of Wales.