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Ceredigion Museum

Ceredigion Museum Terrace Road, Aberystwyth SY23 2AQ, Wales
+44 1970 633088
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Pleasant Surprise

Was so surprised with this museum when I visited! It's much bigger than I expected and the old... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
rachdn13
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Aberystwyth, United Kingdom
Fantastic Museum

If you are in Aberystwyth please don't miss the opportunity to go and see this museum. It is... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
bozzieboots
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Aberystwyth, United Kingdom
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Ceredigion Museum is a living mediator between the past and present. We aim to reflect the history of the county through material evidence. Ceredigion Museum is based at the Coliseum, Aberystwyth, with additional facilities throughout the county. Along with the permanent displays the museum has a lively programme of temporary exhibitions and events. Admission is free
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  • Very good30%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“music hall” (12 reviews)
“three floors” (7 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Ceredigion Museum Terrace Road, Aberystwyth SY23 2AQ, Wales
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+44 1970 633088
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"music hall"
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"tourist information"
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"three floors"
in 7 reviews
"on display"
in 13 reviews
"rainy day"
in 18 reviews
"local history"
in 10 reviews
"welsh cottage"
in 3 reviews
"farm implements"
in 3 reviews
"household appliances"
in 3 reviews
"worth a visit"
in 16 reviews
"ground floor"
in 4 reviews
"free entry"
in 9 reviews
"interesting things"
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"blast from the past"
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"little gem"
in 6 reviews
"beautiful building"
in 4 reviews
"lovely setting"
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Was so surprised with this museum when I visited! It's much bigger than I expected and the old theater made for a very cool setting. Really interesting exhibits, especially the skeleton. The staff was also very nice. If you're visiting Aberystwyth this is well worth...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

If you are in Aberystwyth please don't miss the opportunity to go and see this museum. It is brilliant with friendly staff a cafe and free admission. Located very near to the sea front.

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Reviewed 6 days ago

Well worth a visit and good if the weather is inclement. It takes you back in history. Lots to see and admire.

Thank Anthony J
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Many thanks to Andrea and the team at Ceredigion Museum for providing me archive access to the whole of the museums collection of Punch and Judy puppets belonging to the late Professor Bill Dane, Aberystwyth’s resident Punch and Judy entertainer who died in 2008. The...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Probably the best coffee in town, in a lovely setting. Not convinced by the bacon butty - lovely bread, lovely speciality bacon, but a bacon butty needs to be on large slices of bread, not dinky artisan ones!More

Thank Peter M
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Holly O, Public Relations Manager at Ceredigion Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Peter, Thank you for the review. I am glad you enjoyed your coffee but I am sorry that you were disappointed to find your bacon butty a bit thin. I will pass this on to Coliseum Coffee House who I am sure will be...More

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Reviewed 17 May 2018

Really big nice building, plenty to see and really interesting. The kids liked the skeleton and history of the castle.More

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Holly O, Public Relations Manager at Ceredigion Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hiya, So glad you and your family enjoyed your visit. I hope you will join us again over Summer for one of our family friendly workshops or events and come to see our new exhibition Making a Splash which opens on 14th July. See you...More

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Reviewed 9 May 2018

Free entry and a lift to all floors made this a very pleasant attraction for me (I am in a wheelchair). Excellent local history exhibits.

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Reviewed 8 May 2018

This is a great little museum to explore Aberystwyth's history, as well as a few other bits of history that aren't completely local. Although not the biggest of museums, it is well worth a trip and to add to it, it is free so there...More

Thank Charlotte N
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Holly O, Public Relations Manager at Ceredigion Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Charlotte, What a lovely review, thank you :) We have lots going on over Summer for grown ups, kids and families so please keep an eye on our website and facebook page for details. In particular you might like our FREE Puppet Making workshops...More

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Reviewed 30 April 2018

Worth a visit to this free attraction to see Aberystwyth life in the past. Lots of displays of artifacts and pictures all housed in an old theatre. Excellent café on site. Also Tourist information bureau on ground floor. There is a lift to Museum.

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Holly O, Public Relations Manager at Ceredigion Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hiya, Thank you for your lovely review. I hope you will pop in again to see our current exhibition Hope in the Great War which will be followed by Making a Splash on 14th July. Holly

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Reviewed 28 April 2018

caffee not so good used to be brilliant now service not good food not so good prices gone up . wont go again

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Holly O, Public Relations Manager at Ceredigion Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Jim, I am sorry you had a disappointing coffee. Thank you for letting us know, I will pass this on to the Coliseum Coffee House who I am sure will appreciate the feedback. Holly

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