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Great For Singles/Couples/Familys

You must visit this museum, It has some great displays and never fail to amaze anyone who i visit... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Sian R
A day out

This museum is well worth a visit, it has much more than the name suggests ,It has a lot of... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Bude, United Kingdom
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National Waterfront Museum Oystermouth Road | Maritime Quarter, Swansea SA1 3RD, Wales
+44 1792 638950
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Reviewed 1 week ago

You must visit this museum, It has some great displays and never fail to amaze anyone who i visit this place with. I visit this place every month as i love it .

Thank Sian R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This museum is well worth a visit, it has much more than the name suggests ,It has a lot of interesting stories of how life was in wales, spent a few hours in here. It is free entry with a donation box .

Thank aniwde1
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely museum with lots of interesting info/exhibitions. We went when they had a pirate event going on so there was lots of activities to do for children. Clean and tidy facilities. Friendly staff. Cafe was very nice - good service and very reasonably priced.

Thank Ali H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is great museum, quiet big and lots off interesting things to see. All about your different history. So if you are in too history you will enjoy it. its free to get in and worth it. There is a cafe there, up stairs and...More

Thank SarahBednall
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderful exhibition in a lovely location It was well worth a visit well done to all the exhibitors I also had a coffee with friends at one of the coffee shops at the venue it was well run and kept spotlessly clean by the hard...More

Thank Pauline E
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Spent the night in Swansea and wanted to see something of the area before continuing on our trip south. The negative- lousy signage and parking. The positives-very interesting. I had no idea the Welsh contributed so much throughout history. From info on pirates to mining...More

Thank Pamela A
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A good place for a wet day, plenty of room, nice cafe, lovely staff. Interesting things of welsh origin, not much boat/waterfront stuff. thought it would have more, given its name, but only ref to location

Thank Kerry B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

You can see this museum in an hour. It is just not for me. Technology and transport themed, ok, but it gets boring.

Thank lorfongra
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

As museums goes this it pretty impressive. It got loads of things to do for young and old alike. It was hard to park but I did. It got a great cafe, the staff knew what they were doing

Thank Jonathan C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great for the family to discover about Swanseas past, lots of interactions for youngsters and just a short walk from town.

Thank Martyn P
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Thanks for your enquiry. Only guide and assistance dogs are allowed in to the museum.