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Porthcawl Museum

John Street | Old Police Station, Porthcawl CF36 5DT, Wales
+44 1656 782211
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Worth a visit.

Only a small museum but worth seeing as it gives some local history of Porthcawl and surrounding... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Erica N
Delightful

Delightful little museum .well laid out to maximise the space. A real gem which reflects the... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
_vyt1947
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John Street | Old Police Station, Porthcawl CF36 5DT, Wales
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+44 1656 782211
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Only a small museum but worth seeing as it gives some local history of Porthcawl and surrounding areas. Also visit public toilets kept in true Victorian style.

Thank Erica N
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Delightful little museum .well laid out to maximise the space. A real gem which reflects the history of the area well

Thank _vyt1947
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

I was visiting family in Porthcawl and discovered that the Old Police Station had been refurbished recently. It is a Museum with many interesting items and snippets of Porthcawl history. A little treasure and well worth the £1 entrance fee (children 50p). Thoroughly enjoyable and...More

Thank Patricia L
Reviewed 9 May 2017

Museums like this make me happy. They exist because local people are passionate about their history and pour their time and effort into preserving the past for future generations. From the outside of the old police station you wouldn't expect much but once inside it's...More

1  Thank ManannansWave
Reviewed 21 April 2017

Having called into museum as we were in porthcawl we were surprised how many artifacts there were. The museum doesn't look that big on outside but there is so much to look at inside. A trench inside and the workers were more than happy to...More

Thank sf535169
Reviewed 12 December 2016

The museum is small but very informative and interesting. the volunteers are very committed and couldn't do enough for us. They showed us around and took time answering our questions. Definitely a little local gem that deserves to be supported

1  Thank alanbowden
Reviewed 4 September 2016

Visited here, worth half an hour of your time, gives you all the local history of the surrounding area, and it only costs under a pound.

1  Thank HelmarkCardiff
Reviewed 2 September 2016 via mobile

Excellent and unique look at a random collection of local and international articles of interest. Love local places like this, always different and manned by local people who care and who bring unique memories. Being expanded over winter 2016/17. Well worth the £1 entry fee....More

1  Thank Stephen B
Reviewed 23 August 2016

very interesting and well thought out. Two of the staff gave us really good information and were very knowledgeable.

1  Thank buddycatBiddulph
Reviewed 7 August 2016 via mobile

Partner and daughter went. Very interesting and very friendly staff. Highly recommended. Very reasonable price. Very enjoyable.

2  Thank Sarah B
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NLuhr2017
I was wondering if well behaved dogs are allowed in the museum?
17 May 2017|
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Response from Nigellydia | Reviewed this property |
Yes well behaved dogs are more than welcome
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