We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Swansea Museum

Victoria Road, Swansea SA1 1SN, Wales
+44 1792 653763
Website
Save
Review Highlights
My kids found lots of it interesting!

Great free museum with children's activities taking place when we went Saturday end of Feb Half... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
shropshire69
via mobile
A must visit

A fabulous way to spend a couple of hours learning about Swansea's remarkable history and it's free.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
robinparry
,
St Kilda East, Australia
via mobile
Read all 149 reviews
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
  • Excellent47%
  • Very good36%
  • Average14%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“great war” (8 reviews)
“worth a visit” (14 reviews)
Closed Now
All hours
Hours Today: 10:00 - 16:30
LOCATION
Victoria Road, Swansea SA1 1SN, Wales
CONTACT
Website
+44 1792 653763
Write a Review
Reviews (149)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
  • More languages

1 - 10 of 149 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great free museum with children's activities taking place when we went Saturday end of Feb Half term. My sons were interested in the WW1 trench and war film and also the mummy! Drinks machine and gift shop. In an interesting old looking building not far...More

Thank shropshire69
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A fabulous way to spend a couple of hours learning about Swansea's remarkable history and it's free.

Thank robinparry
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

An interesting museum and a fantastic WW1 temporary exhibition. Great to see everything in Welsh and English.

Thank Shelagh T
Reviewed 8 May 2017

Small museum but very interesting, from the steam engine and Cornish beam outside, to the smallest exhibit inside. Very thoughtfully laid out - I like to take my time and look at and read everything so I'll just have to come back and see more....More

1  Thank BiscuitJoint
Reviewed 7 May 2017

Good temporary expo on WWI from the Swansea point of view. Otherwise the artifacts on history and life in Swansea are a bit sketchy and not all that well presented. A little sad.

Thank Thomas V
Reviewed 1 May 2017

A visit to this fine museum turned a damp day into something much more memorable. It is very interesting afternoon out, with a very good section devoted to how the horrors of the First World War affected this busy Welsh city. The disturbing, and poignant...More

1  Thank cherriesfan_9
Reviewed 28 April 2017

I went to this museum after visiting the waterfront museum first and it was a nice visit later in the day If you are ever in Swansea then visit this museum and see for yourself and the man on the counter is really friendly and...More

Thank hols256
Reviewed 27 April 2017

We often visit Swansea Museum, described by Dylan Thomas as “the museum which looks as though it should be in a museum”. To commemorate the outbreak of World War One in 1914, the museum created an excellent display with details of local soldiers and a...More

Thank Michael_SF6310RH
Reviewed 24 April 2017

What a gem. The main room covered Swansea from Paleolithic to modern times with more emphasis on the earlier periods (up to Roman Swansea) than modern period. Don't miss out on the Egyptian Room - it is a little Tardis. At the time, the downstairs...More

Thank Roslyn P
Reviewed 14 April 2017

Popped into Swansea Museum as staying nearby. A great little find packed with a range of artefcats and displays. A must see is the Egyptian mummy and alos the WWI trench. Free entry and within easy walk of the main shopping area.

Thank ZIPZIP555
Nearby
Nearby Restaurants
The Smoke Haus
651 reviews
.08 km away
No Sign Wine Bar
243 reviews
.20 km away
Jamaican Jill
169 reviews
.05 km away
Bambu Beach Bar
64 reviews
.18 km away
Nearby Attractions
National Waterfront Museum
384 reviews
.21 km away
Dylan Thomas Centre
84 reviews
.15 km away
Plantasia
177 reviews
.37 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Swansea Museum staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Submit