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
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Knighton Hotel

Knighton Hotel
Knighton, Powys

Heritage Rating: Heritage Rating

Located in the heart of the town on the Welsh border in beautiful Powys. Approximately one hours drive to Shrewsbury Worcester and Hereford. With free WIFI restaurant and bar. This 16th Century weather boarded Coaching … more >>

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HISTORY CORNER

Name the Historic attraction

Name the mystery historic attraction
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British History Quiz

This inventor and pioneer industrialist is credited with inventing - or at least popularizing - the water frame and carding engine



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This Day in British History

18 October, 1529

Cardinal Wolsey falls from power

Henry blames Wolsey for failing to get papal blessing for annulment of his marriage to Catherine of Aragon. Wolsey tries to placate Henry by giving him York Place (Whitehall palace)

Monarch Mayhem

This monarch had the nickname 'Yea-and-Nay' for his frequent about-faces



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Popular Historic Attractions

Caldicot Castle
Castle   Heritage Rating 5

Cilgerran Castle
Castle   Heritage Rating 5

Carew Cross
Historic Building   Heritage Rating 5

Carew Castle
Castle   Heritage Rating 5

Caernarfon Castle
Castle   Heritage Rating 5


Cardigan (Self catering)
The Shippen, Cardigan

The Shippen

This semi-detached cottage near Cardigan sleeps five people in two bedrooms.
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New Quay (Self catering)
Ty Canol, New Quay

Ty Canol

3 Cottages - All of these stone cottages have been beautifully constructed to a very high standard and are set in 4 acres of land overlooking the Victorian fishing village …
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