Museums in Carmarthenshire
Carmarthenshire County Museum
In Abergwili, one mile east of Carmarthen, on the A40.
Large regional museum with collections displaying archaeology, Roman gold, pottery, dairying, prints, Welsh furniture, geology, costumes, and folk life of the local area.
Dan-yr-ogof Show Caves
Off the A4067.
Largest showcave complex in northern Europe with lighting effects, tableaux and commentary. Dinosaur Park (for children), geological trail, museum, and other tourist attractions
Dylan Thomas Boathouse
An AV presentation on Thomas is provided and some of the rooms, still the way he left them, are on view. There are some original writings and a small bookshop. A tiny tearoom provides snacks.
Kidwelly Industrial Museum
Original tinplate works demonstrate how they were made. Other exhibits on Carmarthenshire's industrial past.
Museum of Speed, Pendine
At Pendine's Sands in building, overlooking the beach.
Record-breaking vehicles on display.
National Coracle Centre
Cenarth Falls, Carmarthenshire, SA38 9JL Website
Located in a former flour mill dating from the 17th century, the museum hosts coracles from all over the world. Displays trace the history of coracle-making, with tools and associated techniques explained. Other displays trace a different sort of folk craft ... poaching!.
Parc Howard Museum and Art Gallery
Past history of the area in the former Parc Howard mansion, a historic building in a civic park. Displays include a collection of Llanelly pottery and local paintings.