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Carmarthenshire County Museum

The Old Palace Bishop's Palace | Abergwili, Carmarthen SA31 2JG, Wales
+44 1267 228696
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great find

lots of local information and lots to see much bigger and better then it looks from the outside... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Pip G
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Wales, United Kingdom
A piece of local history

A great little museum concentrating on Carmarthenshire. I found the experience very pleasant... read more

Reviewed 4 December 2017
Wynne T
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Llandovery, United Kingdom
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50,000 Years of Carmarthenshire history, all in one place.
  • Excellent51%
  • Very good37%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible5%
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The Old Palace Bishop's Palace | Abergwili, Carmarthen SA31 2JG, Wales
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

lots of local information and lots to see much bigger and better then it looks from the outside well worth the visit being free is a added perk

Thank Pip G
Reviewed 4 December 2017

A great little museum concentrating on Carmarthenshire. I found the experience very pleasant. Exhibits seem to be displayed in a natural environment. Small enough to see all.

Thank Wynne T
Reviewed 22 October 2017

This is the second time we have visited the museum and we again spent a great couple of hours looking around the displays. The museum hosts lots on the local history of Carmarthen and it's surroundings. The displays cover the history from the Iron age...More

Thank David Thomas P
Reviewed 18 August 2017

We found out about this museum via the Camarthen Council Website, so weren't really sure what to expect, but given it was free it seemed silly not to try it out! At first glance it doesn't look like much, but when we went in we...More

1  Thank Rachel B
Reviewed 23 June 2017

Worth seeking out this museum for an hour or so. Education area with activities for children, lots of interesting exhibits. Very freindly man greeted us as we arrived and told us about the exhibits and the best way to walk around. FREE entry too! Donations...More

Thank Goodiegumdrop
Reviewed 5 June 2017

There is a lot of history in this old house with written sheets that explain each numbered item. We really enjoyed looking back to the early days. It would be fantastic if this building and grounds could be retired to its former glory. The Lady...More

Thank Oliveoil242
Reviewed 27 May 2017

I came here as a child nearly 30 years ago with my parents, and have been meaning to go back as an adult for the past 10 years, but never got round to it, even though I still live in the area! Despite what some...More

2  Thank meinirann
Reviewed 20 March 2017

Enjoyed my visit, friendly helpful staff, well set out in a timeline format demonstrating local living throughout history. Well worth a visit.

Thank Byron D
Reviewed 20 September 2016

Very Small Local Museum. The odour and windows should be opened more as it can be stuffy. Lots of local hisory inside and can easily be done in an hour. Free entry so it can be one of the local attraction in your list of...More

1  Thank MajidKanajid
Reviewed 17 September 2016

Despite living nearby had never been here so was slightly embarrassed when we took friends here! Granted there are some favourable views but nothing much else to see- thankfully it is free admission!

1  Thank phroeadd2016
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Bladella
20 August 2016|
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