With more than 90 accredited museums and galleries, Wales is packed full of history. From the award-winning Winding House Museum in New Tredegar to the Museum of Modern Art in Machynlleth, there’s something for everyone to discover – wherever you’re staying in the country.
Whether you want to learn more about the local history or view collections of artefacts from all over the world, you’ll have plenty of choice. Wales even boasts the only museum in Europe that’s dedicated to a living artist – the Andrew Logan Museum of Sculpture, an eclectic grotto that its visitors will never forget.
For the types of history lessons you’ll wish you had at school, the seven National Museums in Wales promise world-class exhibitions, all within easy reach of the Welsh countryside. Roman history, coal pits, the wool trade – wherever your interests lie, these museums promise an unparalleled experience. And even better, they’re totally free!
An ancient fortress. A Victorian jail. A miniature railway. Swansea’s waterfront. The museums in Wales certainly aren’t your average days out. These venues offer an immersive introduction to some of the most exciting time periods in Welsh history, with facts, figures, and costumes for people of all ages to enjoy.
If you’re ready to make history, you’re in the right place. At Wales.org, you can find everything you need to know about the museums and galleries in Wales. We’ll provide the handy information and insider tips – they will provide all the rest!