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Carmarthenshire County Museum

Closed Now: 10:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 4:30 PM
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Museum and grounds

Lovely museum with a small cafe. Plenty of grounds to walk dogs too but very mucky if it has been... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
maryprice0
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Carmarthen, United Kingdom
Interesting museum with great artefacts but needs TLC

We always visit local museums when travelling and put a couple of hours in our itinerary to see the... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
MrRaconteur
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London
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Carmarthenshire County Museum is the perfect place to soak up the history of a part of Wales steeped in culture, heritage and legend. The museum is set in parkland in the glorious Tywi valley and was for centuries the palace of the Bishop of St...more
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The Old Bishop's Palace | Abergwili, Carmarthen SA31 2JG, Wales
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All reviews bishop's palace old house well worth a visit free entry walk dogs school room small cafe tea room couple of hours would highly recommend a visit all ages keep up the good work exhibits chapel carmarthenshire shame schoolroom
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely museum with a small cafe. Plenty of grounds to walk dogs too but very mucky if it has been raining. Pity there are no decent paths but work is underway so it will probably get better in time. A lot of trees have been...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We always visit local museums when travelling and put a couple of hours in our itinerary to see the Carmarthenshire County Museum. We were welcomed by a friendly lady who told us about the history of the place and where to find things. The exhibits...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank MrRaconteur
Reviewed June 7, 2019

very interesting place to explore, lot of work planned for the grounds, plenty of people walk dogs there

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed May 7, 2019

We were staying with friends in the area and they had been looking for places to visit and found the Carmarthenshire County Museum. What a find. On approaching the place, we thought "this doesn't look up to much". We were wrong. The staff were welcoming...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed March 26, 2019

Fantastic local museum, just seems poorly advertised- the couple of times I've visited, we seem to be the only people there? The staff are super welcoming and very helpful, and we had several interesting hours out of the rain! Well worth a visit though, regardless...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed March 24, 2019 via mobile

We went as a family looking for something to do for an hour or two on granddads Birthday. It was amazing and the best free!! day out we have ever had. Also one of the best at any price!!! The exhibit seem to be almost...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed March 20, 2019 via mobile

A short group trip didn't leave much time to do justice to the diversity of the place. Staff were informative, polite and friendly. A pity there weren't more of them. The tea room was a little cramped but not too bad; we were quite a...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank pen359
Reviewed February 6, 2019 via mobile

Thought I’d better have a look at the Museum since I’m staying 20mins walk down the road from it and it’s very impressive. There’s a lot to see - it’s very informative about the history of Carmarthenshire and gives a really good insight into Welsh...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank 504marcusc
Reviewed January 27, 2019

As this is but a mile from home, we visit frequently - and always something new/different turns up! A really excellent museum that encapsulates everything a museum should be - information, displays and quite a wide range of exhibits which will interest all ages -...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Geoff W
Reviewed August 26, 2018

This is a hidden charm indeed ... set in the old bishops palace and grounds . Yu ener via a hidden entrance into over grown grounds and a bit of a ramble of a building , which is quaint in itself . then in through...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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