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National Waterfront Museum

National Waterfront Museum Oystermouth Road | Maritime Quarter, Swansea SA1 3RD, Wales
+44 1792 638950
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Excellent exhibits and very interactive

This is a brilliant museum. There are an amazing amount of activities in the building as well as... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Dylan A
via mobile
Friendly staff and an insight how Swansea developed over the years.

I visited here with some American friends for a second time and were greeted at the door by a... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
David S
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Pembroke, United Kingdom
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Overview
  • Excellent43%
  • Very good29%
  • Average15%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible6%
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National Waterfront Museum Oystermouth Road | Maritime Quarter, Swansea SA1 3RD, Wales
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+44 1792 638950
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This is a brilliant museum. There are an amazing amount of activities in the building as well as special events and external exhibitions coming in. The exhibits are all really interactive and suitable for children age 6+. The museum kindly welcome families. The disabled access...More

Thank Dylan A
Reviewed 6 days ago

I visited here with some American friends for a second time and were greeted at the door by a friendly and engaging attendant who made my friends laugh. Great exhibits many interactive and an insight into how Swansea developed over centuries. Nice to see a...More

Thank David S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A modern style museum, bright and younger person friendly, great idea on utilising the place by having a live act on with over 200 people there to watch. Easy accessible venue. nice little cafe with plenty to see.

Thank ColKilgore73
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I really enjoyed my visit to this museum ITS FREE and worth a tour. I would recommend place to everyone. its located at the marina , its near the other museums as well.

Thank rosievil
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

new museum with a lot of info especially interactive for young people but did miss the exhibits from the old museum,particularly the transport. Hope these have been saved elsewhere

Thank kath g
Reviewed 6 November 2017 via mobile

I went on the 2 Dylan Thomas walking tours this weekend which had been organised by the museum as this week is the anniversary of Dylan Thomas’ death. This was led by Peter Thabit with members of the Seventh Quarry group doing readings of Dylan’s...More

Thank SueJ199
Reviewed 18 October 2017

Unexpected day out at the museum. Children worked together to decipher the clues for the treasure hunt. Really enjoyed ourselves. Nice couple of hours out without costing a fortune.

Thank Michelle E
Reviewed 8 October 2017

300 years of Welsh industry and innovation is celebrated here; and the exhibits will appeal to both old and young. Set out on two floors, the museum covers not only the traditional industries of Wales such as Coal, Steel and Iron; but transport and engineering....More

Thank Philip S
Reviewed 7 October 2017

Some very interesting exhibits and definitely worth a visit, but some exhibits are in tall glass cabinets and you have difficulty seeing them or reading the notes.

Thank recommended2
Reviewed 4 October 2017

The National Waterfront Museum offers a glimpse of Swansea's past. I've said before that history isn't just about the great and famous, but the lives of ordinary people, and how they were affected by the changes brought about by innovation.

Thank KevinSadler2364
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19 November 2016|
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Thanks for your enquiry. Only guide and assistance dogs are allowed in to the museum.
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