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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Dragon Hotel

Dragon Hotel
Montgomery, Powys

Heritage Rating: Heritage Rating

The Dragon Hotel is an historic 17th century family run former Coaching Inn, set in the quiet village-sized town of Montgomery, in the stunning countryside of the beautiful rolling landscape that is The Welsh Marches … more >>

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This inventor and pioneer industrialist is credited with inventing - or at least popularizing - the water frame and carding engine



27 May, 1199

John I crowned at Westminster Abbey

John had already been anointed Duke of Normandy after the death of his brother, Richard I

The Merciless Parliament of 1388 attempted to curb the excesses of this monarch





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Popular Historic Attractions

Cwmhir Abbey
Abbey   Heritage Rating 5

Carew Castle
Castle   Heritage Rating 5

Penmon Priory
Abbey   Heritage Rating 5

St Asaph Cathedral
Cathedral   Heritage Rating 5

Chepstow Castle
Castle   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.
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Lampeter (Self catering)
Cottage: HCDOLCO, Lampeter

FCH25569

COMFORTABLE COTTAGE CLOSE TO CEREDIGION’S HERITAGE COAST

This delightful property is conveniently placed in the small village of Cilau Aeron some 3.5 miles from Aberaeron, West Wales.

The village has fishing lakes, …
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