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Highly emotional.

My wife dearly wished to visit this memorial as she is Welsh and has very strong emotional... read more

Reviewed 7 July 2018
mal h
Coal mine

Fantastic day out learn all the history of the mineing village and the mineing disaster definitely... read more

Reviewed 5 July 2018
Southern Wales, United Kingdom
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Gwern Avenue | The Centre, Senghenyd, Caerphilly CF83 4HA, Wales
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Reviewed 9 November 2014

This memorial situated in the former valley mine site of Senghenydd is a remarkable & poignant tribute to the lives of the 81 miners killed in 1901 & the 439 killed in 1913. The centre piece is a bronze statue of a rescuer and a...More

5  Thank Chris G
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Reviewed 7 July 2018

My wife dearly wished to visit this memorial as she is Welsh and has very strong emotional connections with the coal mining industry. We were both very emotional during our visit and very impressed with the lovely way the memorial is presented. Congratulations to all...More

Thank mal h
Reviewed 5 July 2018

Fantastic day out learn all the history of the mineing village and the mineing disaster definitely recommend a visit if you're interested in the mines

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Reviewed 10 March 2018 via mobile

If you want to know about the aber valley good stories and pit disasters go here. Lots of information pictures etc well worth a visit you will be surprised and shocked

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Reviewed 19 May 2017 via mobile

The heritage museum in Senghenydd is a little storehouse of interesting facts, information and displays . The moving story of the mining disaster in the village 100 years ago will move and anger visitors. There is a small coffee bar for refreshments and it is...More

Thank Caerphillyshepherd
Reviewed 7 October 2016

Full of interesting facts and artefacts. An interesting video played to explain the heritage of the Aber Valley. Touch screens with hundreds of photos and a caffe next door. Retired volunteers man this museam and go out of their way to make you feel welcome....More

Thank AndreaAmyDavies
Reviewed 4 August 2016

very small local museum . but people come from all over the world . lot of photo and information if you are searching for people .very informative staff no photos. allowed.

Thank alan p
Reviewed 20 July 2016

When we first arrived in Wales we visited the musuem the people we spoke to were extremely informative and very friendly It was extremely interesting

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Reviewed 1 July 2016 via mobile

I highly recommend visiting this excellent little museum and memorial garden. You will be warmly welcomed by knowledgeable volunteers and learn about the dreadful Senghennydd coal mining disaster and its effects on the whole community. There are original artefacts in the small museum, including a...More

2  Thank 33shanj
Reviewed 7 March 2016

Pictures and videos available - tells a great story of the valley. Amazing memorabilia available and memorial is nearby

Thank Magsgater
Reviewed 16 February 2016

Also known as the Senghenydd Explosion which occurred near Caerphilly, Glamorgan, South Wales, on 14 October 1913, killing 439 miners and one rescuer. It is the worst mining accident in the United Kingdom, and one of the most serious globally in terms of loss of...More

2  Thank Taffy C
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Trevor A
23 October 2016|
Response from 33shanj | Reviewed this property |
Postcode: CF83 4HA Address: Gwern Avenue, Senghennydd