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Carmarthenshire County Museum

The Old Palace Bishop's Palace | Abergwili, Carmarthen SA31 2JG, Wales
+44 1267 228696
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Much more than you think!

We found out about this museum via the Camarthen Council Website, so weren't really sure what to... read more

Reviewed 18 August 2017
Rachel B
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Maidenhead, United Kingdom
Hidden gem

Worth seeking out this museum for an hour or so. Education area with activities for children, lots... read more

Reviewed 23 June 2017
Goodiegumdrop
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Lowestoft, United Kingdom
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50,000 Years of Carmarthenshire history, all in one place.
  • Excellent51%
  • Very good37%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible5%
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The Old Palace Bishop's Palace | Abergwili, Carmarthen SA31 2JG, Wales
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Reviewed 18 August 2017

We found out about this museum via the Camarthen Council Website, so weren't really sure what to expect, but given it was free it seemed silly not to try it out! At first glance it doesn't look like much, but when we went in we...More

1  Thank Rachel B
Reviewed 23 June 2017

Worth seeking out this museum for an hour or so. Education area with activities for children, lots of interesting exhibits. Very freindly man greeted us as we arrived and told us about the exhibits and the best way to walk around. FREE entry too! Donations...More

Thank Goodiegumdrop
Reviewed 5 June 2017

There is a lot of history in this old house with written sheets that explain each numbered item. We really enjoyed looking back to the early days. It would be fantastic if this building and grounds could be retired to its former glory. The Lady...More

Thank Oliveoil242
Reviewed 27 May 2017

I came here as a child nearly 30 years ago with my parents, and have been meaning to go back as an adult for the past 10 years, but never got round to it, even though I still live in the area! Despite what some...More

2  Thank meinirann
Reviewed 20 March 2017

Enjoyed my visit, friendly helpful staff, well set out in a timeline format demonstrating local living throughout history. Well worth a visit.

Thank Byron D
Reviewed 20 September 2016

Very Small Local Museum. The odour and windows should be opened more as it can be stuffy. Lots of local hisory inside and can easily be done in an hour. Free entry so it can be one of the local attraction in your list of...More

1  Thank MajidKanajid
Reviewed 16 September 2016

Despite living nearby had never been here so was slightly embarrassed when we took friends here! Granted there are some favourable views but nothing much else to see- thankfully it is free admission!

1  Thank phroeadd2016
Reviewed 13 September 2016

Excellent day out Very interesting and staff were very helpful . Got to see the remains of Merlins Oak so Glad it has been preserved for the future

Thank kerry p
Reviewed 2 September 2016

The staff and volunteers could not have been more warm and welcoming. I was surprised to see so much history displayed in such a tiny village. Of the eleven galleries, we especially enjoyed the 19th century exhibits. Those were so well done, and featured things...More

2  Thank Lisa2184
Reviewed 27 August 2016

Guide dogs only in the museum. Pet dogs on leads in the grounds. Full of interesting old stuff with lots of information. Very good.

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Bladella
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only in the gardens
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