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“Beautiful”

Abergavenny Museum and Castle
Ranked #2 of 24 things to do in Abergavenny
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Reviewed June 25, 2013

Great way to spend a few hours in the sun! Wonderful surroundings, interesting history and a very interesting collection inside the museum. Highly recommended.

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Reviewed June 17, 2013

The shop is the highlight to be honest but the venue is free after all. Probably a bit ambitious to call it a museum. 6 or so displays with mainly bits of broken pots and old style labels giving dry details on the items. Some of the items are genuinely interesting and the art in the basement is a good talking point. worth an hour if it is raining.

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Reviewed June 14, 2013

Interesting information on plaques around the castle. The museum was well laid out and included craft items made by local artists.

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Reviewed May 29, 2013

Abergavenny Museum is rather little, hidden inside the reamains of the castle. Changing exhibitions mean it's never predictable. The staff are very helpful, not just with visitors looking in the museum, but people researching particular subjects, or visitors from America or Australia hoping to find out about their ancestors. Well done Monmouthshire for not threatening closure, as Herefordshire are doing to their museums and libaries. Visitors and locals, let's all visit Abergavenny's museum.

Thank 34,064
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Reviewed May 28, 2013

What a lovley well organised steam Veteran & Vintage Rally fare held at Bailey park Abergavenny ! The Abergavenny Steam Rally Company Ltd has run this amazing event since 2010. The Company is wholly owned by the Rotary Club of Abergavenny which took over the event in 2000 to run it for the enjoyment of the Town and to generate funds for charitable and community causes.With prices that will suit most bugets Children free up to the age of 11, adults £6 & oap £3 it was nice to feel that you weren`t being riped off with people taking there own picnic`s and enjoying the day ! Deafinitely a day to put in your calender for next year ...
Well done Abergavenny round table and there lovely town " Perhaps other towns and city`s could take a leaf from your book .

Thank philsue59
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