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Dylan Thomas Centre

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Museum that chronicles the life and works of Thomas Dylan, one of the most notable of Welsh poets.
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Dylan Thomas Centre Somerset Place | Somerset Place, Swansea SA1 1RR, Wales
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Reviewed 11 October 2018

This is a 'must see' for visitors to Swansea. I studied his works at school in New Zealand, but going through tthe centre gave me so much more insight into the work of this great poet. Not only is the venue free, it is beautifully...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 6 October 2018

We visited the free Dylan Thomas exhibition here, and found it very interesting and educational. My knowledge of the man was sketchy - we covered Under Milk Wood at school - and my wife was not aware of him before this. But when we left...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank steglas
Reviewed 7 September 2018

Staff are so welcoming and friendly. Exhibition is perfectly presented in chronological order. Very varied exhibits, some great creative presentations, audio, visual and tactile. Even the Dylan Timas “experts” will discover something new, although new-comers will soon know so much about this great writer and...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Pablo S
Reviewed 16 August 2018

This Centre offers so much to see on Dylan Thomas. We were on a one day tour of South Wales, so our visit here was much too brief. There is a lot of interesting information on DT's life and works, and how he was influenced...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Zoelle
Reviewed 2 August 2018

Some interesting Thomas paraphernalia. Letters, recordings, photos, literal analysis and more. One exhibit showed some of his letters one of which he signed by saying: 'there's a marvellous book he read called: "Broken Windows In China by Who-Flung-Dung..." My favourite exhibit was a list of...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank mark_davie_2000
Reviewed 17 July 2018

Free entrance to the history of Dylan Thomas' life. Well worth 1 - 2 hours visit in the museum at the lower end of town. All on the ground floor level. Probably not suitable for very young children. Like most famous artists he lived a...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Desmond C
Reviewed 5 June 2018

Free exhibition well presented ,interactive and interesting.friendly staff ,a must if visiting Swansea.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Pahaps
Reviewed 1 June 2018

The Dylan Thomas Centre is primarily a place for the study of the man and his works however there is a brilliant interactive exhibition which demands involvement in listening to the man and his words. Take time and explore each element of the exhibition. There...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Michael O
Reviewed 26 May 2018

A very well put together exhibition on Thomas's life including those that influenced him. I learned a lot, although there's almost too much to take in. There's a lot to read and a lot of information crammed in. It's a shame the cafe was closed...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Emily M
Reviewed 6 April 2018

I must admit , I did not know a great deal about Dylan Thomas but the exhibition enlightened me. An interesting and informative stroll back in time. There are a number of interactive exhibitions , The staff are friendly and take the time to engage...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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