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Cefn Coed Colliery Museum

Blaenant Colliery, Crynant SA10 8SL, Wales
+44 1639 750556
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Great day out.

So much to see here. Well worth a visit if you are interested in coal mining and the social history... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Moy21
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Neath, United Kingdom
via mobile
Fantastic find.

Only live local but our on an afternoon drive and come across this museum. An excellent insight to... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Mike F
via mobile
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“on display” (3 reviews)
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Blaenant Colliery, Crynant SA10 8SL, Wales
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+44 1639 750556
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

So much to see here. Well worth a visit if you are interested in coal mining and the social history of the area.

Thank Moy21
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Only live local but our on an afternoon drive and come across this museum. An excellent insight to the mining scene throughout the South Wales valleys and well worth a visit. Definitely be returning with future visitors of ours. Thank you 😁😁

Thank Mike F
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Reviewed 5 days ago

This is such a wonderful place, so much more than a museum, as it is the actual site of the mine, it is a guardian angel of the proud mining and industrial heritage in South Wales, telling it's own story and the story of all...More

Thank alimcb
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Took my 3 granddaughters to visit the museum and we had a fab day I showed them were their grandfather worked underground and we sat in the picnic area by the steam train for a picnic , in the afternoon we watched the model railway...More

Thank michelle j
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We had lovely day here with my daughter she loves it here the model railway is her favourite she loves the tea room and we love that she learns about her local area and the history

Thank Danielle W
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

My boys love it here we are always made welcome and there is plenty to keep them occupied the tea rooms are lovely as are the staff

Thank Maggie D
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Excellent Museum coal mining was such hard work and this place tells the story of it all so well, with underground walk which my 5 year old loved and Interesting information given. Good to be able to see the enormous hydraulic winch working. Neath model...More

Thank Natasha B
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We thoroughly enjoyed the visit to Cefn Coed Colliery museum, Creunant. Our guide Ray was very good - knowledgeable and informative. There is no charge for entry but we made a donation so that we don't lose these interesting historic sites. There is ample room...More

Thank barbiwales
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were met with a very friendly welcome by Ray who was a miner for 35 years from the age of 15. He gave the two of us a very personal, engaging and informative tour including going underground to learn what it was like to...More

Thank Sue D
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Reviewed 28 May 2018

This place really is a labour of love run on donations and dedicated volunteers. Ray the retired miner gave us a fantastic and entertaining guided tour speaking from 35 years experience underground. The homemade cakes in the tea shop were wonderful and better than in...More

Thank sarahanddylan41
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439keithd, Manager at Cefn Coed Colliery Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 29 May 2018

thank you for your lovely review, can i just add we are closed Mondays and Wednesday

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Dawn M
1 May 2018|
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Response from 439keithd | Property representative |
hello, sorry we cannot go down the shafts, as they are flooded, we do have an underground gallery that gives the feel of being underground
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Claire M
27 October 2015|
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Response from williamskdn | Reviewed this property |
Hi Found this on the npt website. Type in cefn coed colliery and it should come up and give more information. Cefn Coed Colliery Museum is open daily from May to September. 10:30 – 5 (Last admission at 4:30) Admission is... More
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Sara E
5 June 2015|
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Entry is free
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