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The Museum was awarded full accreditation by the Arts Council of England and the Welsh Government on 18th July 2014 and achieved the status of a Quality Assured Attraction for 2013-2015(VAQAS) through the Welsh Government and CyMAL. The Museum...more
Steelworks Road | General Office, Ebbw Vale NP23 5RY, Wales
A good insight into the Ebbw Vale Steelworks and what was produced there. Tours include the board room ,managers office and lots more with lots of displays. The General office is indeed a listed building with lots of history behind it. Free local parking on...More
If you have an interest in history or an interest in steel making in Wales, this little gem is a must place to visit.
It is a credit to the people who volunteer there time recording and archiving all the photos and data.
The general office is well situated with the train and bus stops outside. The history of the building is all over with rooms named after people in the steel industry. The museum is worth a visit for anyone interested in the history of ebbw vale...More
We were on a short trip to my husband's home town ebbw vale we had so much help from the people in the museum we found lots of interesting things about my husband's family and called in at the archives they are amazing but you...More
I had been meaning to visit here on previous occasions but couldn't find the time.However on this trip I decided to make the time and was not disappointed.Having worked in this area,when leaving school,it was a walk back through time.Absolutely brilliant.Keep up the good work,chaps.
We had a great visit here and met Alan and John who were really helpful. So much to learn about steel making. Lovely to be able to sit in the old works boardroom and see all the old photographs and records
I went on this tour in 2014 and being a former worker , I found myself remembering what it was like when I started working there in the early 1970's and seeing some of the old equipment I used eg. Monroe mechanical calculator.
The people at this museum are mostly volunteer. My wife has family members who had worked in the steel works. We traveled from Canada to learn more about her history. I can tell you had we not going and made this journey we would never...More
Really helpful staff who were all ex steel workers and brought to life the many objects, photographs and documents. If you are doing family research related to the steel works then you must make a visit.