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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Punchhouse

Punchhouse
Monmouth, Gwent

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The Punchhouse an 11 bedroomed en-suite hotel situated in the town centre of Monmouth Opposite the town hall. The Punchhouse is a 16th Century hotel which has retained all of its character and … more >>

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British History Quiz

The 'Auld Alliance' was between which two countries?



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This Day in British History

20 November, 869

Death of St Edmund

A Danish force under Ivar defeated and killed Edmund, king of the East Angles, at Hoxne, Suffolk. Edmund was later sanctified as St Edmund. His death is a frequent theme in medieval wall paintings, where he is represented tied to a stake, while Danish archers shoot at him.

Monarch Mayhem

This king led his troops at the Battle of Dettingen in 1743, the last English king to lead his men in battle



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Popular Historic Attractions

Llandaff Cathedral
Cathedral   Heritage Rating 5

Chepstow Castle
Castle   Heritage Rating 5

Powis Castle
Castle   Heritage Rating 5

Carew Castle
Castle   Heritage Rating 5

Caerphilly Castle
Castle   Heritage Rating 5


Burry Port (Self catering)
2 Graig Cottages, Burry Port

2 Graig Cottages

This terraced cottage is situated in the small town of Burry Port and sleeps six people in three bedrooms.
Sleeps 6

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Drefach-Felindre (Self catering)
Weavers Cottage, Drefach-Felindre

Weavers Cottage

This mid-terrace cottage is in the village of Drefach Felindre near to Newcastle Emlyn and can sleep four people in two bedrooms.
Sleeps 4

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