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Well versed and hospitable

Every time you visit each volunteer welcomes you and helps answer your questions. Pleasant and... read more

Reviewed 7 December 2018
miles2152016
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Blaenavon, United Kingdom
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A good insight into the Ebbw Vale Steelworks and what was produced there. Tours include the board... read more

Reviewed 28 August 2018
Steve P
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Abertillery, United Kingdom
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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
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Steelworks Road | General Office, Ebbw Vale NP23 5RY, Wales
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Reviewed 7 December 2018

Every time you visit each volunteer welcomes you and helps answer your questions. Pleasant and welcoming visit.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank miles2152016
Reviewed 28 August 2018

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

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Steve P
Reviewed 31 July 2018 via mobile

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. With a...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank michaeltC2091IE
Reviewed 23 August 2017

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

Date of experience: August 2017
2  Thank roscwmbran
Reviewed 23 July 2017

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

Date of experience: July 2017
2  Thank Judith V K
Reviewed 29 May 2017

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.

Date of experience: May 2017
1  Thank mwlewis_37
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

Excellent place. With lots of Local Knowledge. A place that is very interesting for the Young and Old

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank Ann M
Reviewed 10 November 2016

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

Date of experience: October 2016
1  Thank GAmphlett1960
Reviewed 18 October 2016

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.

Date of experience: November 2015
1  Thank johnkevino
Reviewed 14 October 2016

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

Date of experience: October 2016
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It is a very short walk from the town centre.
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