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Dylan Thomas Centre

Dylan Thomas Centre Somerset Place | Somerset Place, Swansea SA1 1RR, Wales
+44 1792 463980
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A history of Wales' most famous writer.

Free entrance to the history of Dylan Thomas' life. Well worth 1 - 2 hours visit in the museum at... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Desmond C
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Cardiff, United Kingdom
Educational

Free exhibition well presented ,interactive and interesting.friendly staff ,a must if visiting... read more

Reviewed June 5, 2018
Pahaps
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Exeter, United Kingdom
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Museum that chronicles the life and works of Thomas Dylan, one of the most notable of Welsh poets.
  • Excellent54%
  • Very good36%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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Dylan Thomas Centre Somerset Place | Somerset Place, Swansea SA1 1RR, Wales
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"free exhibition"
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"excellent exhibition"
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"young age"
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Reviewed 3 days ago

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

Thank Desmond C
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Reviewed June 5, 2018

Free exhibition well presented ,interactive and interesting.friendly staff ,a must if visiting Swansea.

Thank Pahaps
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Reviewed June 1, 2018

The Dylan Thomas Centre is primarily a place for the study of the man and his works however there is a brilliant interactive exhibition which demands involvement in listening to the man and his words. Take time and explore each element of the exhibition. There...More

Thank Michael O
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Reviewed May 26, 2018

A very well put together exhibition on Thomas's life including those that influenced him. I learned a lot, although there's almost too much to take in. There's a lot to read and a lot of information crammed in. It's a shame the cafe was closed...More

Thank Emily M
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Reviewed April 6, 2018

I must admit , I did not know a great deal about Dylan Thomas but the exhibition enlightened me. An interesting and informative stroll back in time. There are a number of interactive exhibitions , The staff are friendly and take the time to engage...More

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Reviewed March 16, 2018 via mobile

Called in to centre and was very pleasantly surprised. Staff were friendly and explained about the centre. Lots of information about Thomas, his life and works. Loads of information about the Swansea area of that time as well. Would revisit next time I’m in Swansea

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Reviewed February 20, 2018

Super informative exhibition,I was not aware he died at such a young age,my word what a well thought out place,so enjoyed..Safe increadable knowledge ,very helpful,they even have a neat coffee shop on site....Worth a visit....and Free of course.

Thank Marie H
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Reviewed February 16, 2018

I really enjoyed visiting the Dylan Thomas museum and browsing through all the interactive rooms, watching videos and listing to recordings. I highly recommend (bonus that it's free!)

Thank Kati N
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Reviewed February 15, 2018 via mobile

Frankly I did not know a lot about Dylan Thomas and literature is not a major interest. However, I was surprised how much I enjoyed the visit and would have stayed longer. Lots of examples of his writing including being able to listen to recordings...More

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Reviewed February 3, 2018

A great place to spend a good hour. Welllaid out. Easy to find. Near to waterfront museum. I have never read @ny Dylan Thomas but will do now.

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