Museums in Carmarthenshire


 County Museum 
 National Coracle Centre 
 National Wool Museum 
 Dylan's Boat House 
 Museum of Speed 
 Industrial Museum 
 Parc Howard Museum 
 
There are a number of museums in Carmarthenshire, dealing with the county's history, industrial past, art and craft, and aspects of everyday life throughout the centuries.

 


Carmarthenshire County Museum

Abergwili
Carmarthen
Carmarthenshire
SA31 2JG
Tel: 01267 228696

Displays include local archaeology, Egyptology, pottery, portraits, landscape paintings, Welsh furniture, costume and the homefront in World War 2.
>>> more information on the Carmarthenshire County Museum

Kidwelly Industrial Museum

Kidwelly
Carmarthenshire
SA17 4LW
Tel: 01554 891078

See how tinplate for cans and cups was made, see the original machinery and buildings and see exhibits about coal mining, brick manufacture and other industries and crafts. >>> more about the Kidwelly Industrial Museum

Parc Howard Museum & Art Gallery

Felinfoel Road
Llanelli
SA15 3LJ
Tel: 01554 772029

A collection of Llanelli Pottery (1839 - 1921), an art collection and material related to the history of the town, such as the first spare car wheel!?! >>> more about the Parc Howard Museum

Dylan Thomas' Boat House

The Dylan Thomas
Boat House

Laugharne
Carmarthenshire
SA33 4SD
Tel. 01994 427420

The boat house is set in spectacular scenery, on a cliff overlooking the Taf estuary, and is open to the public for much of the year. There is an exhibition of Dylan memorabilia, a tea room, a bookshop and of course the famous 'Writing Shed', where Dylan did most of his writing. >>> more about Dylan's Boat House

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Museum of Speed

Pendine
Carmarthenshire
SA33 4NY
Tel: 01994 453488

The main exhibit is 'Babs', the motor car used by Parry Thomas on his fatal attempt at the record in 1927. Other record breaking and fast vehicles can be seen at times. >>> more about the Museum of Speed

National Wool Museum

Dre-Fach Felindre
Carmarthenshire
SA44 5UP
Tel: 01559 370929

The museum tells the story of an industry that produced shirts and shawls, blankets and bedcovers and woollen stockings that were sold in local markets and which were exported all over the world. >>> more about the National Wool Museum

National Coracle Centre

Cenarth
Carmarthenshire
SA38 9JL
Tel: 01239 710980

On display are coracles from the British Isles and from around the world, including coracles from North America, India, Tibet and Iraq. >>> more about the National Coracle Centre

 

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