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Tenby Museum and Art Gallery

Castle Hill, Tenby SA70 7BP, Wales
+44 1834 842809
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A walk round the museum.

If you visit Tenby a visit to this museum is a must. The staff were very friendly and it is a very... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Patricia S
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Chorley, United Kingdom
INTERESTING VISIT

This fascinating place is so much more than somewhere to shelter whilst waiting for the pub to... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Paul H
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Maidstone, United Kingdom
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Tenby Museum is the oldest independent Museum in Wales.Founded in 1878, Tenby Museum and Art Gallery is situated in part of the medieval castle, overlooking Castle Beach and Caldey Island. Permanent displays include archaeology, geology, the natural, maritime and social history of the town and South Pembrokeshire.The permanent collection included art works by – Augustus John, Nina Hamnett, Edward J. Head, David Jones, John Piper, Kyffin Williams and many others.In the Second Gallery – A programme of frequently changing exhibitions. Please see website for further details.Other attractions include:‘The Story of Tenby Gallery’ tracing the history of Tenby from earliest recorded times, a Victorian Antiquarian’s Study and lots of things for the family to do including activity trails and a CBBC Relic Trail.Facilities Audio ToursCoffee ShopPartial Disabled AccessToilets with baby changing facilities
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Castle Hill, Tenby SA70 7BP, Wales
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Reviewed 1 week ago

If you visit Tenby a visit to this museum is a must. The staff were very friendly and it is a very interesting museum.

Thank Patricia S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This fascinating place is so much more than somewhere to shelter whilst waiting for the pub to open on a rainy July morning for an hour or so. Many interesting artefacts, backed up by information boards, put in context the social and economic history of...More

Thank Paul H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great value. A cheap entry ticket valid for a year and We were surprised at how interesting and informative it was. Lots for kids to do also. The Augustus John family exhibit is worth the entry alone. Full marks to a small museum doing a...More

Thank Paul N
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Interesting museum and well worth a visit for anyone interested in the history of the area. On the top floor there is a video showing how Tenby has changed over the years and become the seaside town we know today. I find visiting the museum...More

Thank 89Jenks
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Not too large, informative displays, well laid out, wasn't impressed by some of the art, but the museum section very good. Learnt a lot about the history of Tenby and surrounding areas, interesting connection to mathematics. Origin of = sign, development of algebra and more....More

Thank Adrian A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had an interesting afternoon in the museum. The Augustus and Gwen John exhibition are especially good.

Thank county52
Reviewed 27 August 2017 via mobile

We went up to the old fort to start with and walked up there . Great guide and talk for 20 odd minutes about the history of the place , you then get a discount for the museum which was just as good for the...More

Thank travelmate131
Reviewed 24 August 2017 via mobile

Lovely museum with interesting displays and a great art collection. Great place to learn about the history of the area - and look for pirates!

Thank Cath7777777
Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

This is not a big museum, but big enough for us to use some time in it. They have a lot of good local information. From dinosaurus til today. Lot of informations who you can interact with, both child and adult.

Thank WencheZ
Reviewed 18 August 2017 via mobile

The museum is really well done with something for everyone. They have worked hard to make it interactive for the kids and have all sorts of interesting items. We particularly liked the display of archaeological finds from nearby Caldey island, the local art exhibition and...More

Thank Susie S
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