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
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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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Nanteos Mansion Country House Hotel
Aberystwyth, Dyfed

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The perfect fairytale location for weddings the seclusion of this mansion nestled in the mountains belies the fact it is 2 miles from the centre of the University town of Aberystwyth mid Wales. Surrounded by … more >>

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British History Quiz

This king of Mercia built an immense earthwork stretching the length of the current Welsh border



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This Day in British History

23 January, 1045

Edward the Confessor marries Edith, daughter of Earl Godwin of Wessex

Edith was the sister of Harold, who would be defeated at the Battle of Hastings

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This king imprisoned his mother Isabella at Castle Rising



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Popular Historic Attractions

Tintern Abbey
Abbey   Heritage Rating 5

Powis Castle
Castle   Heritage Rating 5

Caldicot Castle
Castle   Heritage Rating 5

Cilgerran Castle
Castle   Heritage Rating 5

Chepstow Castle
Castle   Heritage Rating 5


Tufton (Self catering)
The Stable, Tufton

The Stable

Entrance hall. Double bedroom with door to terrace. Wet room/WC with power shower. Stone staircase from hall to first floor: Very comfortable open plan sitting/dining room. Well equipped galley kitchen.
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Puffin Cottage, Saundersfoot

Puffin Cottage

Sleeping up to six people in three bedrooms, this semi-detached cottage is on the edge of Saundersfoot, 15 mins walk from the shops, harbour and beach.
Sleeps 6

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