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Tenby Museum and Art Gallery

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A good local museum & art gallery. I was particularly interested & impressed with the collection... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Tony G
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Monmouth
Great things often come in small packages!

Perched high above the town on Castle hill, this little gem offers much more than local memorabilia... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Travelswithmychum
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Reading, United Kingdom
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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...more
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Castle Hill, Tenby SA70 7BP, Wales
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All reviews augustus john well worth a visit interesting exhibits lots of local history on display for sale castle hill little gem local area staff were very friendly all ages south beach value for money gwen children painters video
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Reviewed 2 days ago

A good local museum & art gallery. I was particularly interested & impressed with the collection of Augustus Johns work. The museum gives a good insight into how Tenby has evolved into the resort it is today.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Tony G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Perched high above the town on Castle hill, this little gem offers much more than local memorabilia (which it does vey well!) but it’s galleries house a fine collection of work by painters Gwen and Augustus John, as well as other artists of note (including...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 13 February 2019 via mobile

I really enjoyed my time there. The place is small but very interesting, attractions vary- from paintings to skulls of animals.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank annw241
Reviewed 7 January 2019 via mobile

I enjoy visiting alone , with young family and the occasional visitor. The location is beautiful and the exhibits always have something new to enlighten your view of Tenby. The art gallery is a delight

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank ClaireCShropshire
Reviewed 4 January 2019

This is an interesting museum to visit especially on a wet day. The staff are very helpful and have a small range of items about Tenby for sale. The museum is ranged over several floors and there is a small lift for those who need...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank donnison44
Reviewed 7 November 2018

We decided to go in the museum as the wind on the beach was quite bad the day we went. The children enjoyed looking round and trying the different activities provided for them. Some nice fossils to look at too. A couple of fun quizes...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank hrisi1919
Reviewed 3 November 2018

We found this small museum interesting and welcoming. Weather wasn't really cooperating for outside strolling and we ducked in for a visit. Displays were informational and well done. A nice bit of history of the town and area. Staff were friendly. Appeared that many items...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Tenbymuseum, Events & community co ordinator at Tenby Museum and Art Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 21 December 2018

Thank you for your review about Tenby Museum & art Gallery. We are happy you enjoyed your visit and appreciate the feedback. We hope to see you again in the new year, remember once a ticket is purchased you can use it again for re-entry...More

Reviewed 7 October 2018 via mobile

Small, eclectic museum. Seemingly filled with a variety of items from various donations. Paintings, animal bones, saucy postcards, and a video on history of Tenby were just some of the items. Building was on 3 stories, spread across half a dozen rooms, but it does...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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elveston, Manager at Tenby Museum and Art Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 8 October 2018

Thankyou, we try to share the soul of Tenby and its surrounding area - we are a bit quirky but the building is nearly 200 years old and the Museum is a youngster at 140 years!

Reviewed 3 October 2018

Very well presented museum. If you are short of time go upstairs first as the history and social side of the town was more interesting to us than the geology

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank safariUk
Reviewed 1 October 2018 via mobile

Nice little town museum with typical displays of local finds and things of interest but unfortunately a little on the pricey side at £4.50 a head.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Travelling3D
5 February 2019|
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Response from JasmineAlly | Reviewed this property |
The museum is designed with families in mind and there are plenty of interactive exhibits, including dressing up.
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Response from Tenbymuseum | Property representative |
Hi, yes the museum is open on Sundays until the end of October
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Response from Tenbymuseum | Property representative |
Hi, yes the museum is open on a Sunday until the end of October
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