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Amazed, fantastic.

Took my girls to the museum after nursery, and it was great! So much to see and do, girls loved... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Jodie G
via mobile
Retro Video Games

Went to the museum today to see the retro video game exhibition as my partner is a total nerd! It... read more

Reviewed April 7, 2018
Katy P
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Park Buildings Park Road, Pontypool NP4 6JH, Wales
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Took my girls to the museum after nursery, and it was great! So much to see and do, girls loved every minute of it, they didn't want to leave. Had no idea that there was so much there, can't believe I'd never been before. The...More

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Reviewed April 7, 2018 via mobile

Went to the museum today to see the retro video game exhibition as my partner is a total nerd! It was amazing! The museum was much bigger than expected and had lovely displays. My partner, daughter and nephews were in the video game exhibit for...More

1  Thank Katy P
Reviewed February 4, 2018

I took my daughter in law who is American and she loved it and I loved explaining what some of the objects were. It was better than I expected for such a small space with plenty of items packed in it. The cafe was lovely...More

1  Thank Boucher63
Reviewed February 2, 2018

The Pontyware bit was new to me and really interesting. I would like to see something about working class localism and their unity, maybe through Trades Unions or churches?Well done Trustees and particularly the day to day volunteers.

Thank Barbara L
Reviewed August 3, 2017 via mobile

We had planned to visit here on the way to a return trip to nearby Big Pit. We were not certain how long it would take to visit here, as some museums can be on the smaller side and could be visited entirely in an...More

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Reviewed July 25, 2017 via mobile

Very good museum with lots of local interest. Has a good exhibit on Pontypool Japan ware which I had heard of but knew nothing about before. There is a cafe and a picture gallery. Many of the exhibits would appeal to schoolchildren

1  Thank booming
Reviewed May 24, 2017 via mobile

Lovely little museum with interesting local history. But don't expect anything spectacular. Well laid out and easy to get to.

Thank Karen J
Reviewed November 6, 2016

Great small museum. We took our 9 year old grand daughter who completed the quiz on the way around. Afew hands on exhibits for the younger ones and interesting exhibits of Japanware and ICI Fibres. My Dad worked there for years and I have fond...More

2  Thank MorgyGwent
Reviewed October 14, 2016

Interesting informative exhibitions/ Paintings /excellent café./lots of items from the past, bringing back many memories.

Thank Jennifer M
Reviewed September 16, 2016

Lots to see and do - childrens activities, quizzes and hands on, DVDs etc... as well as displays of artefacts and texts

Thank deborahwY7501QL
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Wendy C
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As you croos the bridge you will see the brown road sign foor a Museum. Turn onto the cobles and then right directly. The museum has a car park to the rear, you turn in by Sight Cymru and go through to the end. It is only... More
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