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Abergavenny Museum

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Abergavenny Museum is set in the grounds of a 'ruined' Norman Castle, where you can enjoy a picnic during the summer and a brisk walk on colder days. The museum building was formerly a hunting lodge built by the Marquess of Abergavenny.

The displays tell the story of this historic market town from prehistory through to the present day. The displays are on several levels, with some help most areas are accessible to wheelchair users.

Our features include:

  • Regular programme of temporary exhibitions. These include new acquisitions and work by local artists.
  • A reconstruction of Basil Jones Grocery Shop - A chance to step back in time to the 1940s.
  • An interactive World War II air raid shelter.
  • Activities for children.
  • Staff willing to try and answer any historical queries you may have about Abergavenny and the surrounding area.
  • Small gift shop to enable you to purchase a souvenir of your visit.
  • Opportunities for volunteers

Free admission for all (charges apply at some special events).

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Abergavenny Museum is set in the grounds of a 'ruined' Norman Castle, where you can enjoy a picnic during the summer and a brisk walk on colder days. The museum building was formerly a hunting lodge built by the Marquess of Abergavenny.

The displays tell the story of this historic market town from prehistory through to the present day. The displays are on several levels, with some help most areas are accessible to wheelchair users.

Our features include:

  • Regular programme of temporary exhibitions. These include new acquisitions and work by local artists.
  • A reconstruction of Basil Jones Grocery Shop - A chance to step back in time to the 1940s.
  • An interactive World War II air raid shelter.
  • Activities for children.
  • Staff willing to try and answer any historical queries you may have about Abergavenny and the surrounding area.
  • Small gift shop to enable you to purchase a souvenir of your visit.
  • Opportunities for volunteers

Free admission for all (charges apply at some special events).

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Address
The Castle
Castle Street
Abergavenny
Monmouthshire
NP7 5EE
Call: 01873 854282

Open all year, including Bank Holidays (except Christmas & New Year) 

  • Monday - Saturday: 11 - 1, 2 - 5
  • Sunday 2 - 5

except, November to February inclusive - closed on Sunday, and at 4pm daily