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“A Hidden Gem!”

Tenby Museum and Art Gallery
Ranked #6 of 49 things to do in Tenby
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: 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
Reviewed 20 May 2014

On Castle Hill and well worth a visit. Excellent! Of interest to adults and children alike, and there is always a very good art exhibition on. Not just for those rainy days!

Thank 423Alec
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Reviewed 10 May 2014

I left this museum knowing a lot more about Gwen and Augustus John. It is a lovely little museum in a fantastic setting.

Thank Lizzi1966
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Reviewed 28 April 2014

a lovely well presented museum, interesting, with an art gallery on the side,lots of fossils, and a video of tenby history,

Thank jaypauldini
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Reviewed 23 April 2014

This is quiet small but includes an art gallery and the normal items referring to the history of Tenby. There are various sections of interest to children and the normal childrens' interest sheet is available. There is a small café in the front of the museum with a wonderful view of the beach. The lady on reception was particularly helpful and for this reason we would return.

Thank BucksJanet
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Reviewed 23 April 2014

Small but beautifully formed - Tenby Museum and Gallery is a must visit for anyone in town. We visited yesterday and had a superb experience. The artifacts and art collection were exquisite - truly excellent as well as locally distinctive. The welcome from people involved at the Museum was second to none... from the lovely lady managing reception to the interesting conversation with talented artist-in-resident Lee Phillips.

Our only (relative) sadness was our lack of time and that we only 'discovered' it on our last day. A wonderful independent museum and gallery that deserves everyone's support. At £4 for an entry ticket that lasts a year and allows you to visit as many times as you wish - that's rare value-for-money these days. We will be back without a doubt!

Thank Callaghan1964
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