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Tenby Museum and Art Gallery

Castle Hill, Tenby SA70 7BP, Wales
+44 1834 842809
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Fantastic little museum and art gallery.

A fantastic little museum and art gallery.Visited with my teenage children who enjoyed the... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
via mobile
Interesting small museum

Interesting small museum about Tenby, the video about the growth of tourism was particularly... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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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
+44 1834 842809
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

A fantastic little museum and art gallery.Visited with my teenage children who enjoyed the interactive parts as well as the art on display.Upon entry we were given a little quiz which aided in our exploration.I enjoyed the work of Aneurin Jones and another local artist...More

Thank blewgoch
Reviewed 1 week ago

Interesting small museum about Tenby, the video about the growth of tourism was particularly interesting, and also the local geology. Also an art gallery with paintings for sale, and I know art is subjective and beauty is in the eye of the beholder, one mans...More

Thank lincolnhatter
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

An easy way to spend and hour or two particularly if the weather is not good. It's a funny place with all sorts of interesting things in it. Anything they've found or that has taken their fancy has been thrown in. Very much a local...More

Thank Tony S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lots to do for adults X children ..very informative X above all fun... Videos to watch...dressing up for the children X adults...lots of places to have photos taken...staff were very friendly X helpful.

Thank Lesley M
Reviewed 18 June 2017

There is a lot to see and do here no matter the age. The museum has interactive things for children we loved playing with every thing.

Thank glynnis03
Reviewed 17 June 2017

If you're into a little history, this museum is a little gem. It displays, animates and video's the history of Tenby. Takes about an hour and costs £4.95 which will give you admission valid for one year.

Thank p d
Reviewed 12 June 2017

Local museums all depend on donated collections, famous residents ... and struggle against lack of funding, but this one is disappointing, unless perhaps you live locally.

Thank The-Kent-Bees
Reviewed 10 June 2017

Good wet day activity especially for children who get in free. We didn't have children with us but thoroughly enjoyed our visit.. it's cheap to get in and has a variety of artefacts from Neolithic to present day! Good film about how Tenby became a...More

Thank Kidsallgrownup
Reviewed 7 June 2017

This is a so must see, for all ages, they cater very well for children, lovely to see the childrens eagerness to get involved with everthing on offer, and they did'nt annoy us older ones , their excitment was contagious. There is so much to...More

Thank Cheryl j
Reviewed 3 June 2017

Very interesting, and when we were there they had an activity sheet for children, where they had to look for things when they were going round. Really got them involved (our 6 year old loved it, especially the pirate area). Added bonus was children are...More

Thank Andrea G
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