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
Name   Heritage Rating
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Popular Historic Attractions

Tintern Abbey
Abbey   Heritage Rating 5

Conwy Castle
Castle   Heritage Rating 5

St David's Cathedral
Cathedral   Heritage Rating 5

Carew Castle
Castle   Heritage Rating 5

Carew Cross
Historic Building   Heritage Rating 5


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The Granary, Tufton

The Granary

Ground floor: 2 bedrooms: 1 double 1 single with additional pull-out single. Bathroom with shower over bath and toilet. First floor: Living/dining room. Kitchen.
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Kingfisher Cottage, Llanboidy

Kingfisher Cottage

This lovely cottage is set in Llanboidy, six miles from St Clears in a courtyard of stone holiday cottages and can sleep six people in three bedrooms.
Sleeps 6

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