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Swansea Museum's main collection

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The main collection is located in the impressive stone building on Oystermouth Road, Swansea

Swansea Museum is the oldest in Wales. It was opened in 1841 by a group of local people who were known as The Royal Institution of South Wales, which gave the Museum building its original name.

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Swansea Museum is a real treasure house of the ordinary and the extraordinary from Swansea past, and is a focus for the future of the city and its people, as well as providing a visitor experience that we hope you find enjoyable.

Free admission
Open Tuesday - Sunday
10am - 5pm (Last admission 4.40pm)
Closed Mondays except Bank Holiday Mondays

01792 653763


Shop
The Archives and Museum Service now have an online shop where you can purchase cards and books about the local area.  Log on to www.swanseashop.co.uk today!

Our small shop sells souvenirs to remind you of your visit, with local postcards, publications, a selection of Egyptian memorabilia, a Victorian style range of jewellery and inexpensive items for the children.





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