Abergavenny Museum and Castle

Abergavenny Museum and Castle

Abergavenny Museum and Castle
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11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Tuesday
11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Thursday
11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Friday
11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Saturday
11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Sunday
11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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jo and Andy g
Surrey, UK776 contributions
Oct 2023 • Couples
We really enjoyed walking around the ruins with some interesting information about a couple of the towers.
However, thought the museum could be better in providing a history of the castle and area. Seemed only really geared up to kids.
So only needed an hour you don’t need any longer
Written 29 October 2023
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Oliver R
Neath, UK21 contributions
Jun 2023 • Couples
One of many excellent free leisure activities in the town of Abergavenny, the Castle and Museum are a stone’s throw away from the noted Angel Hotel. A decent amount of the castle structure remains, the highlight of which being the outline of the banqueting hall, where a Norman king once slew all of his Welsh rivals on Christmas Day. The museum is compact but packed, and set across three floors of the picturesque keep, which is considerably newer than the castle ruins. It contains a good blend of historical exhibitions, things for kids and a varied gift shop. From the castle grounds, take in a picnic with unparalleled views of the Blorenge mountain to the south.
Written 27 June 2023
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Kat R
Gateshead, UK56 contributions
Jun 2023 • Family
I absolutely loved the ruins of the castle, beautiful and well kept.
The museum was small and a bit of a mismatch of exhibitions. I would have liked to see an exhibition of the castle inside.
Overall, I recommend a quick trip there
Written 23 June 2023
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lca335 contributions
May 2023 • Friends
On a, sunny day such a lovely place to visit. Picnic benches avaliable. The museum is free, staff are friendly. It's small but interesting and well worth a visit .
Written 27 May 2023
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glassmen007
Soundwell, UK602 contributions
Apr 2023
Went to the castle and walked around the site which was pleasant and good to read the information on the plaques.
The museum is considering small very good and gives you good insight into the area and the history that it represents
Written 23 April 2023
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Felixstowe2016
Felixstowe, UK5,006 contributions
Sept 2022
Little museum but still interesting but unfortunately the castle is just a ruin with perhaps the gatehouse the best part.
Written 16 October 2022
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Heather C
Witney, UK53 contributions
Aug 2022 • Friends
A small but pretty castle within easy reach of the town centre where there is loads of parking. The museum is interesting and the views are gorgeous.
Written 30 August 2022
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KulHKJ
Denham, UK1,227 contributions
Aug 2022 • Friends
A nice short visit to the castle in Abergavenny, the castle is just ruins but worth a visit to something that once was a great place I imagine. There is a museum on site too but not much else, a short stroll from the town centre with its shopping and eateries. Peak holiday times and car parking can be an issue, public toilets in the car park too
Written 6 August 2022
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terry d
stoke on trent38 contributions
Jul 2022 • Couples
The gatehouse is an imposing entrance to well kept grassy area ideal for picnics. The information boards regarding the history of the castle are good for adults and children . The museum while small is very interesting and the staff friendly and helpful. A good way to spend a hour and half. Free admission to both the castle grounds and museum .
Written 12 July 2022
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machinmad
Yaxley, UK2,490 contributions
May 2022
Tucked away from the town centre, overlooking the water meadow, there are lots of info boards in the grounds and Keep describing how the castle was used and by whom, in days gone by. The surround walls also provide lots of shelter and create a sun trap for enjoying the vista.

Inside the Keep there is a very informative museum. I particularly liked the third floor exhibits which brought back memories of my childhood.

There is no entry fee, which is frankly ridiculous for such an entertaining attraction.
Written 30 May 2022
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