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Parc Howard Museum

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Well Worth the Effort in Getting to it

The main attraction is the history of the local pottery industry with a wide range of examples from... read more

Reviewed March 12, 2019
GOM99
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An interesting look at old Llanelli

This is a free to visit museum and gardens. The museum takes about and hour to tour and has some... read more

Reviewed October 29, 2018
kmtudor
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Carmarthenshire, United Kingdom
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Parc Howard Museum is a majestic Bath stone villa surrounded by beautiful gardens. Its displays tell the fascinating story of a remarkable town, its people, character and events. It is also home to the largest public collection of Llanelli Pottery...more
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Felinfoel Road, Llanelli SA15 3LJ, Wales
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Reviewed March 12, 2019

The main attraction is the history of the local pottery industry with a wide range of examples from its different periods. The "art gallery" section was not that good - although one or two paintings saved it. The local history section upstairs was also very...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed October 29, 2018

This is a free to visit museum and gardens. The museum takes about and hour to tour and has some fascinating artifacts and interesting pictures. The gardens are lovely to walk round and is well kept. They also have events throughout the year.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed September 26, 2018 via mobile

Found this gem when it was pouring with rain, entrance was free and staff were super friendly and helpful. showed the history of Lanelli and its was presented perfectly! Is a great place to visit

Date of experience: August 2018
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Nicola K, Participation Curator at Parc Howard Museum, responded to this reviewResponded September 27, 2018

Hi Lydia, Thank you for your review. We are really pleased to hear that you enjoyed your visit to Parc Howard Museum and found our staff friendly and helpful. We look forward to welcoming you again next time you are in the area!

Reviewed July 24, 2018

Firstly there is no no car park. We used a side road nearby. The parkland is well kept but uninspiring for us. The museum on the other hand is good . We learned a lot about the area and its history together with the history...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed June 21, 2018

lovely gardens with beautiful flowers childrens play area bowling green lovely museum and art gallery

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed April 21, 2018

Parc Howard is our nearest park, and it's where we go whenever we feel like a nice walk, especially as we get closer to spring. We haven't been inside the museum yet, but we love taking a walk around the entire park, stopping off at...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Maddy M
Reviewed April 15, 2018

Stopped off here having run the Llanelli half marathon in the morning, and a very nice place it is too. The museum staff were wonderful, helpful and informative, the exhibits were displayed tastefully, with wonderful information boards explaining the history of the town through the...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed March 3, 2018

Took the grandkids there in Feb....4 and 7. The park is far better than anything we have in Swansea..with pirate ship, sand pit, balancing blocks, slides, climbing walls etc. Well thought out. Also, in the summer months, there`s a large , rectangular paddling pool..result! We...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank silvasands
Reviewed November 2, 2017

The park this sits in is a favourite with children and dog walker - used constantly by the locals - very friendly. The museum has collections of local artefacts and a range of portraits. Worth a visit if you are nearby

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank Marigold186
Reviewed September 25, 2017

Having left Llanelli many years ago, i thought i would pay Parc Howard a visit (especially as i had my wedding pictures taken there). What a beautiful house. Very interesting exhibition about Llanelli inside.

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank 126ld
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Ian M
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Response from jerseygirl2016 | Reviewed this property |
The Park is in the news a great deal at the moment as the public are fighting to keep it open as it was a gift to the people of Llanelli by the Stepney-Howard family. The council wanted to sell it to private developers but... More
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