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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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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Old Kings Arms Hotel

Old Kings Arms Hotel
Pembroke, Dyfed

Heritage Rating: Heritage Rating

The Old Kings Arms Hotel is Pembroke's oldest hostelry and has deeds that date back to the 1520s. The hotel front was added during the Georgian period and the hotel has long been one of … more >>

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08 December, 1542

Birth of Mary, Queen of Scots

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Popular Historic Attractions

Carew Castle
Castle   Heritage Rating 5

St Asaph Cathedral
Cathedral   Heritage Rating 5

Criccieth Castle
Castle   Heritage Rating 5

Penmon Priory
Abbey   Heritage Rating 5

Llandaff Cathedral
Cathedral   Heritage Rating 5


Wisemans Bridge (Self catering)
Cariad, Wisemans Bridge

Cariad

This luxury, detached ground floor holiday chalet on the Heritage Park site near Saudersfoot sleeps four people in two bedrooms.
Sleeps 4

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Burry Port (Self catering)
Blaen Y Cwm, Burry Port

Blaen Y Cwm

A delightful, large house, sleeping up to ten people in four bedrooms in the South Wales village of Burry Port.
Sleeps 10

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