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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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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Name the mystery historic attraction
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This battle took place on 14 April 1471 between Yorkists under the future Edward IV and Lancastrians under Warwick 'The Kingmaker'



21 July, 1403

Battle of Shrewsbury

Henry IV and Prince Henry defeat rebels led by Henry (Hotspur) Percy

Which of the following was NOT married to Henry VIII?





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Popular Historic Attractions

Pembroke Castle
Castle   Heritage Rating 5

St David's Cathedral
Cathedral   Heritage Rating 5

Cilgerran Castle
Castle   Heritage Rating 5

Carew Cross
Historic Building   Heritage Rating 5

Conwy Castle
Castle   Heritage Rating 5


Clunderwen (Self catering)
Saddler’s Cottage, Clunderwen

Saddler’s Cottage

This detached cottage is on the owners' farm with animals and poultry, in Clunderwen near Narberth, and sleeps up to four people in three bedrooms.
Sleeps 4

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Newcastle Emlyn (Self catering)
Star Mill, Newcastle Emlyn

Star Mill

This cottage is located near the village of Newcastle Emlyn and can sleep eight people in four bedrooms.
Sleeps 8

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