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 >>

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



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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The Priory Hotel

The Priory Hotel
Newport, Gwent

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The Priory is nestled within the historic town of Caerleon on the River Usk. Founded by Hywel ap Iorwerth a Welsh prince and dating back to 1180 the Priory started life as … more >>

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24 February, 1711

Handel's first London opera performed

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Popular Historic Attractions

Penmon Priory
Abbey   Heritage Rating 5

Caldicot Castle
Castle   Heritage Rating 5

Tintern Abbey
Abbey   Heritage Rating 5

Powis Castle
Castle   Heritage Rating 5

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Castle   Heritage Rating 5


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Teifi House, Cilgerran

Teifi House

This semi-detached cottage is in the village of Cilgerran near Cardigan in Wales and sleeps six people in three bedrooms.
Sleeps 6

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Hanna's Cottage, St Florence

Hanna's Cottage

Beamed sitting room with wood burning stove. Beamed fitted kitchen with dining area. Utility room with shower cubicle and WC. First floor: Beamed double bedroom. Sitting area. Bathroom/WC.
Sleeps 2

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