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Newport Museum and Art Gallery

Opens in 11 min: 9:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Open today: 9:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
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... the Newport Transporter Bridge. Supplemented with the history of Wales / South Wales. 1. The... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
thejonpage
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London, United Kingdom
Very Interesting Small Museum and Gallery

The museum is situated centrally in Newport on John Frost Square and is around half a mile from the... read more

Reviewed October 1, 2018
The_Coach55
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Ruislip, United Kingdom
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Discover the story of Newport's geological, archaeological and historical development through displays, a diverse exhibitions programme and a variety of event, activities and workshops. Explore our collections and learn more about Roman Caerwent...more
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Central Library 4 John Frost Square, Newport NP20 1PA, Wales
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Reviewed 1 week ago

... the Newport Transporter Bridge. Supplemented with the history of Wales / South Wales. 1. The first floor runs you through the history of Britain and then gets tighter on Wales. 2. You’ll find yourself in the older days, where mass protests bring laws. With...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Newport has limited attractions but you really shouldnt miss this. It all looks unprepossessing from the outside but persevere and walk up the two floors to the Art Gallery first. This has some interesting work by His, Laura Knight, Munnings,Spencer, Branwen and others - the...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank ESVincent
Reviewed October 5, 2018 via mobile

Art gallery is certainly worth a visit - they have a Kyffin Williams and and LS Lowry on display - certainly unexpected! Nice atmosphere in there too - ceiling lighting creates a good ambience. A quiet, relaxing escape. Would recommend.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 1, 2018 via mobile

The museum is situated centrally in Newport on John Frost Square and is around half a mile from the station on foot. There are many artefacts on display, particularly from Roman times, plus very informative exhibits about the Newport Chartist movement and the local transporter...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed August 17, 2018 via mobile

My daughter always asks to pop in the museum once she's picked her books from the library, so she can find all the little doors dotted around and knock them to see what's inside. It's a small museum if you compare it to others but...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 13, 2018

I had time to kill in Newport and ended up in the art gallery. It's a real gem - tucked away at the top of the building.- there is a lift. There are some lovely pieces of sculpture and excellent paintings: Lowrey, Augustus John, Stanley...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 10, 2018 via mobile

The museum may not be quite on the same scale as Cardiff museum but still has plenty to offer. Have visited several times over the years and some of the displays do change and it's an interesting way of finding out about the history of...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Mollybrowneyes
Reviewed August 4, 2018 via mobile

Stumbled across this musuem which is in the same biking as the library in the middle of a shopping centre. Lots of history :)

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Meg P
Reviewed April 13, 2018

My two children (11 & 7) and I spent around an hour here during a wet Easter school holiday. We all thoroughly enjoyed finding out about the history of Newport and surrounding area. The gallery although small was a lovely find too.

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed April 7, 2018

Newport Museum was easy to reach as it is in the shopping area. There was some good paintings in the Art Gallery. The museum had some interesting item and the displays were good.

Date of experience: April 2018
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