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Tenby Museum and Art Gallery

Castle Hill, Tenby SA70 7BP, Wales
+44 1834 842809
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very good

very good for young and teensand all ages too tells you every think back in bcd ages where about... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Heather B
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Lyme Regis, United Kingdom
Good provincial museum

A well organised and interesting provincial museum with most of the exhibits having a local... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Jeff1903
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King's Lynn
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Tenby Museum is the oldest independent Museum in Wales.Founded in 1878, Tenby Museum and Art Gallery is situated in part of the medieval castle, overlooking Castle Beach and Caldey Island. Permanent displays include archaeology, geology, the natural, maritime and social history of the town and South Pembrokeshire.The permanent collection included art works by – Augustus John, Nina Hamnett, Edward J. Head, David Jones, John Piper, Kyffin Williams and many others.In the Second Gallery – A programme of frequently changing exhibitions. Please see website for further details.Other attractions include:‘The Story of Tenby Gallery’ tracing the history of Tenby from earliest recorded times, a Victorian Antiquarian’s Study and lots of things for the family to do including activity trails and a CBBC Relic Trail.Facilities Audio ToursCoffee ShopPartial Disabled AccessToilets with baby changing facilities
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Castle Hill, Tenby SA70 7BP, Wales
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+44 1834 842809
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

very good for young and teensand all ages too tells you every think back in bcd ages where about wid animals teeth and bones rocks very good too look at

Thank Heather B
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A well organised and interesting provincial museum with most of the exhibits having a local connection. Perhaps the most interesting are the paintings of Gwen and Augustus John. The temporary exhibition of paintings was pretty good, and the staff made us feel very welcome. It...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Granted we initially only ducked indoors to escape a rain shower but what a pleasant surprise. Small but perfectly formed it combines geological and social history with art and artefacts - including plenty of Augustus John (who didn't realise had Tenby roots) and some interesting...More

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Reviewed 8 May 2018 via mobile

A real treat and, in my opinion, a triumph. We have walked past the museum many times but have never visited until this morning. We were greeted by the friendly owner before entering a lovely bright museum with so many interesting exhibits and stories about...More

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Reviewed 20 April 2018

Enjoyed the range of exhibits and the art work on display. The staff were very helpful and friendly and the visit to the gallery led to some wonderful views of Tenby and surrounding coastline

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Reviewed 14 April 2018 via mobile

what a fantastic little museum. only £5 to get in and your ticket is valid for 1year. Children are free!! I didn't think we would be long there, however my daughter was give an activity work booklet! I found it really interesting to! We completed...More

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Reviewed 12 April 2018 via mobile

A bit of everything, disabled friendly, sheets for the kids to fill in, age specific. Excellent art by augtus John. Not to be missed. Shows the history of tenby in an easy to read and follow layout. On a wet or dry day worth popping...More

Thank relaxee
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Reviewed 6 April 2018 via mobile

A lot better than we were expecting. It contains some great artefacts and we learnt a lot. Great activities for little ones too. Great value for money and highly recommended.

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Reviewed 6 April 2018

Nice little museum, very interesting and worth a look in with the kids as they have activities for them to complete and artifacts and displays aimed at children.

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Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

We recently visited with the kids on a wet and windy afternoon. The staff were very friendly and helpful, just as our friends had told us when they went with thier 3 kids last August. There are some interesting exhibits and nice works of Art....More

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