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Dylan Thomas Centre

Closed Now: 10:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 4:30 PM
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Free, family friendly Exhibition that chronicles the life, work and cultural context of Dylan Thomas, one of the most notable Welsh poets. Through an interactive timeline, audiovisual material and original worksheets, books and recordings, the 'Love...more
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Dylan Thomas Centre Somerset Place | Somerset Place, Swansea SA1 1RR, Wales
+44 1792 463980
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely little place. A must see if passing. Little activities for the kids to do which was a lovely touch :)

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank LisaO964
Reviewed June 8, 2019 via mobile

This is an interesting little exhibition about the life of Dylan Thomas. You can follow the timeline of his life, see photos, letters and newspaper articles reproduced, listen to his voice reciting the great poems. Incidentally, here I also learnt about the devastating effects of...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Dennis T
Reviewed April 22, 2019

Great place to visit to learn about Dylan Thomas whether you have knowledge of his works or not. Very friendly & welcoming team &, for a lover of Dylans verse & prose, a fantastic insight to life in South Wales.

Date of experience: April 2019
1  Thank ianj507
Reviewed April 12, 2019

Over the years we have visited Dylan Thomas's home at 5 Cwmdonkin Drive, on several occasions we have visited the boathouse in Laugharne (and Dylan & Caitlin's grave), we have also visited the Wheatsheaf pub in Rathbone Place, London where Dylan and Caitlin first met....More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Michael_SF6310RH
Reviewed October 10, 2018

This is a 'must see' for visitors to Swansea. I studied his works at school in New Zealand, but going through tthe centre gave me so much more insight into the work of this great poet. Not only is the venue free, it is beautifully...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank AdrianaK921
Reviewed October 6, 2018

We visited the free Dylan Thomas exhibition here, and found it very interesting and educational. My knowledge of the man was sketchy - we covered Under Milk Wood at school - and my wife was not aware of him before this. But when we left...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank steglas
Reviewed September 7, 2018

Staff are so welcoming and friendly. Exhibition is perfectly presented in chronological order. Very varied exhibits, some great creative presentations, audio, visual and tactile. Even the Dylan Timas “experts” will discover something new, although new-comers will soon know so much about this great writer and...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Pablo S
Reviewed August 15, 2018

This Centre offers so much to see on Dylan Thomas. We were on a one day tour of South Wales, so our visit here was much too brief. There is a lot of interesting information on DT's life and works, and how he was influenced...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Zoelle
Reviewed August 2, 2018

Some interesting Thomas paraphernalia. Letters, recordings, photos, literal analysis and more. One exhibit showed some of his letters one of which he signed by saying: 'there's a marvellous book he read called: "Broken Windows In China by Who-Flung-Dung..." My favourite exhibit was a list of...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank mark_davie_2000
Reviewed July 17, 2018

Free entrance to the history of Dylan Thomas' life. Well worth 1 - 2 hours visit in the museum at the lower end of town. All on the ground floor level. Probably not suitable for very young children. Like most famous artists he lived a...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Owen J
April 8, 2019|
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Response from Dylan Thomas C | Property representative |
Hello! We'd love to welcome you to the Dylan Thomas Centre on Wednesday. We're open from 10am to 4.30pm and entry is free. Our Exhibition has something for all ages to enjoy, including a Dylan's Animals trail that your 6... More