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Address: | Crymlyn Burrows, Swansea SA1 8PT, Wales
Phone Number: +44 1792 458864
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Sun - Fri 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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Winter Opening Times (Sept to Easter): Closed Saturdays. Open Sunday to Fri...

Winter Opening Times (Sept to Easter): Closed Saturdays. Open Sunday to Fri 10am, last admission 2.30pm. The new access road 'Amazon Way'has been completed, now work will begin on new houses behind our site. A big thank you to all our visitors for your patience with the dust and debris this brings. Visitors are encouraged to pick up and handle items and take photographs. The museum is constantly evolving and in response to visitor demand we built a small walk through indoor trench and dugout to commemorate the sacrifices of the Great War 1914-18. The main indoor street scene continues to display life during the Second World War, as you walk past an RAF Operations Room, through an air raid Shelter and into our 1940s street. Play the piano in the Three Lamps Pub then have a Camp coffee in our gift shop, where we sell replica Ration books, identity cards and wartime recipe books. Just 2 minutes from Jnc 42 of the M4. We have school groups visiting most weekdays during term times so may have to close on occasional weekends or even a weekday for essential works. Onsite parking. Admission charge applies.

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Recreates the war era

Very enjoyable visit to 1940's Swansea Bay. I can highly recommend a visit here. I still remember the items in my childhood that are on show. A great trip down memory lane.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 days ago
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Very enjoyable visit to 1940's Swansea Bay. I can highly recommend a visit here. I still remember the items in my childhood that are on show. A great trip down memory lane.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I really enjoyed this trip because we got to dress up in wwII cloths and we saw the ration bored to see how much people was allowed per week we got a tour around the museum after that we had a quiz about wwII and we got to,walk around and had a very enjoyable day out

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This war museum was really good, I recommend going to it because I felt like I was in a real war and it was very interesting.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I really enjoyed my trip to the 1940s museum because we got to have a tour around the museum which I thought was awesome and my favourite part of the trip was when we did the quiz because we got to explore the museum a lot more. The staff were very factual and were very friendly that day I learned... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

On the 9th of November the whole of the year 6 went to Swansea bay war museum first we saw a bomb and part of a spitfire engine then we went into the museum the entrance was made up of a Anderson shelter with bunk beds in and a few pots then we went into a room and talked about... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

On Friday the 14th of November we went on a school trip to Swansea bay museum I loved it, we had a look at what happened in the past in WW2 it was amazing we tried on costumes, dressed up as military,Soldiers,Women and all kind of people this school trip was really fun I like it. We found out a... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

On Monday the 14th November, Year 6 went to Swansea Bay 1940s Museum for a school trip. The staff were friendly and kind. I loved the part where you could dress up in clothes from the 1940s, and had a lot of fun. I also liked the quiz because it was very challenging and you got to explore the Museum.

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Thank Ellie-Mai G
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

on the 14th of November we were going to the Swansea bay museum for our school trip. We looked at what the bomb shelter would look like and a bomb which was very interesting . we went into a room which was cramped and we dressed up and sir took a few photos of us dressed up, and we went... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

on Monday 14 my class and I went to Swansea bay museum which was awesome. We eventually got there and just thought it was a café on the side of the road until I saw the air raid shelter and the bomb, There was a room were you could try on clothes and we enjoyed trying on the helmets and... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

On the 14th of November year 6 went on a school trip to 1940s Swansea war museum. when we arrived and our destanation two lovely ladies came out of the museum to great us we all followed the ladies Through a entrance soon as I went through the entrance and it felt felt like I was in the war time... More 

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