Museums in Swansea and Gower, Wales

There are some fascinating museums in the Swansea/Gower region - here are a few highlights. For more detailed listings see our gazetter of museums in all of Glamorgan >>

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Name   Heritage Rating
Cefn Coed Colliery Museum Cefn Coed Colliery Museum 3 Heritage Rating
Margam Stones Museum Margam Stones Museum 4 Heritage Rating
Porthcawl Museum Porthcawl Museum 2 Heritage Rating
South Wales Miners Museum South Wales Miners Museum 3 Heritage Rating
Name   Heritage Rating
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Dragon Hotel
Montgomery, Powys

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The Dragon Hotel is an historic 17th century family run former Coaching Inn, set in the quiet village-sized town of Montgomery, in the stunning countryside of the beautiful rolling landscape that is The Welsh Marches … more >>

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