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Swansea Museum

Victoria Road, Swansea SA1 1SN, Wales
+44 1792 653763
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A Local Gem

They say size does not necessarily matter, and this is certainly true of this not-so-big museum... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
David D
A little tired but well worth a visit

First time I have visited for a number of years - although I used to come here often as a child. I... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Swansea, United Kingdom
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Victoria Road, Swansea SA1 1SN, Wales
+44 1792 653763
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Reviewed 4 days ago

They say size does not necessarily matter, and this is certainly true of this not-so-big museum, because what a gem it is, full of local lore, including a Dylan Thomas connection. My favourites are the stunning pottery room and the social history dioramas. Less so...More

Thank David D
Reviewed 6 days ago

First time I have visited for a number of years - although I used to come here often as a child. I was pleased to see Hor the mummy still on display. I was disappointed though that the Welsh kitchen has gone which was always...More

Thank supersuedaniels
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The museum is housed in a very attractive building. We were a bit short on time so unfortunately only visited the exhibition about the First World War. We found it to be very interesting and it had a particular local aspect. We will certainly visit...More

Thank LauraDaveJames
Reviewed 1 week ago

You won't realise until you visit here how much history there is in Swansea. Well worth a wander around on a weekend. There's plenty for children to do as well, and the staff are friendly and well informed. Would recommend

Thank The F1 G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is quite a small museum, it deals with the history of the Swansea area, from prehistory through to the end of the last century, there is also a room with egyptian artifacts including a mummy. The paintings are exhibited on the stairwell (watch your...More

Thank john h
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What a wonderful place for children and adults alike, there is something for everyone, to keep you happy amd interested all ages and all sizes and all ethnic minorities, It is a place where you can walk away with good memories

Thank Hilda W
Reviewed July 16, 2017 via mobile

What a great find Good way to keep teenagers interested for a few hours Great industrial heritage information and a very nice cafe Situated in swansea marina - give it a go

Thank Martin P
Reviewed July 10, 2017

There are plenty of exhibits to see of local interest. Well worth a visit if you want an insight of Swansea through the ages.

Thank michael62_11
Reviewed July 3, 2017

We had booked a talk by a lady who takes on the role of a servant during Victorian times and dresses in the costume of the day. She was speaking of her time as a lowly servant, starting off in a big house as the...More

Thank cymraes191267
Reviewed June 29, 2017

I've been visiting this museum for pretty much as long as I can remember. One of my childhood favourites was a case of stuffed Victorian birds (a fair few I think were shot by some of my ancestors. Sorry about that). My favourite was a...More

Thank Dave M
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