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Ceredigion Museum

Ceredigion Museum Terrace Road, Aberystwyth SY23 2AQ, Wales
+44 1970 633088
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A range of exhibits

We stumbled across this museum on a visit to Aberystwyth. It's well worth a visit. There are... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Helen J
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West Sussex, United Kingdom
Wonderful display of local history

No knowing anything about Aberystwyth, spent a pleasant couple of hours here learning about local... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Ceredigion Museum is a living mediator between the past and present. We aim to reflect the history of the county through material evidence. Ceredigion Museum is based at the Coliseum, Aberystwyth, with additional facilities throughout the county. Along with the permanent displays the museum has a lively programme of temporary exhibitions and events. Admission is free
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  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
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“music hall” (12 reviews)
“three floors” (7 reviews)
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Ceredigion Museum Terrace Road, Aberystwyth SY23 2AQ, Wales
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"music hall"
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"tourist information"
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"three floors"
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"on display"
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"rainy day"
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"local history"
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"welsh cottage"
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"farm implements"
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"ground floor"
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"worth a visit"
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"interesting things"
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"free entry"
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"blast from the past"
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We stumbled across this museum on a visit to Aberystwyth. It's well worth a visit. There are exhibits on various floors but the centre piece is the internal decor of the building itself - an old theatre. Free to enter. There is provision for the...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

No knowing anything about Aberystwyth, spent a pleasant couple of hours here learning about local history. Very well done and free (donations accepted)

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This museum is hidden above the visitor centre and is soooo worth a visit. On 3 floors the first being in the old movie theatre. An absolutely amazing collection of items and set out in a really clever and interesting way. Discrete little areas covering...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Housed in an old cinema this free museum mostly focuses on 19th and early 20th century collections, but does have displays going back to pre-Roman times. There's a collection of beach rocks listing the type of rock and where it had come from in Wales...More

1  Thank 210markd
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Yesterday (Tuesday), Hubby and I walked from the sunny seafront to the shops in Terrace Road and came across this historic Grade 2 listed building. Between 1905-1932, it was a coliseum theatre. Between 1932-1976 it was a cinema. Since 1982 it has been successfully transformed...More

2  Thank Jilly2903
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Reviewed 11 July 2018 via mobile

I visited the Ceredigion Museum so that I could pass time before an appointment later in the afternoon.

1  Thank keymissamanda
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Reviewed 10 July 2018

An interesting trip down memory lane in the original Colosseum Theatre, Aberystwyth. Dressing up stuff for kids and adults alike. Lovely little cafe too..

1  Thank 601barbaraf
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Reviewed 9 July 2018

I have often walked past the museum. I'm so glad I finally went inside. I don't know what I was expecting, but the experience was fantastic. Well worth a visit. Free to go around, but donated £5 as it was worth paying something towards the...More

2  Thank Kate G
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Holly O, Public Relations Manager at Ceredigion Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 10 July 2018

Hi Kate, I am so glad that you finally popped in, please don't let it be your last! Our exciting exhibition MAKING A SPLASH is opening on 14th July and we have a packed summer programme of events. Thank you for the donation and hope...More

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Reviewed 9 July 2018

A real step back in time with lots of interesting displays. I especially like the agricultural displays as a lot of these tools/machines are obsolete now. The visits have become more fun since the new café opened. They have a really nice range of homemade...More

2  Thank Jojolooney
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Holly O, Public Relations Manager at Ceredigion Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 10 July 2018

Hi Jojolooney, So great to hear you've been to visit so many times! If you're an earlier riser would you like to join us in a celebratory SPLASH in the sea on Wednesday 16th July at 9am?! We are celebrating the opening of our brand...More

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Reviewed 9 July 2018 via mobile

Took my young children here (both were 6 yrs old). There was a workshop on at the time. They loved it, especially the story telling before! The emtrance to the museum itself has been refurbished offering a lovely shop/entrance and cafe plus wheelchair access. My...More

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Holly O, Public Relations Manager at Ceredigion Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 10 July 2018

Hi Mansell Family, So glad that you had a nice time at your last visit. We have seaside themed workshops and puppet shows happening over Summer holidays which I am sure you would all love. Please have look at our website, facebook or pop in...More

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