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Abergavenny Museum and Castle

Castle Street, Abergavenny NP7 5EE, Wales
+44 1873 854282
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Very good clear historical data if Abergavenny with good artefact displays. Whilst the museum is... read more

Reviewed 18 September 2017
Newbury, United Kingdom
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It was a well spent hour walking round the castle.... The museum had shut but still enjoyed the... read more

Reviewed 18 September 2017
Westgate-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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Castle Street, Abergavenny NP7 5EE, Wales
+44 1873 854282
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Reviewed 18 September 2017 via mobile

Very good clear historical data if Abergavenny with good artefact displays. Whilst the museum is free I do hope people make a contribution to help pay for upkeep

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Reviewed 18 September 2017

It was a well spent hour walking round the castle.... The museum had shut but still enjoyed the visit.

Thank Lisa_Ade_271016
Reviewed 13 September 2017

I took my daughter's there over the summer holidays and I was completely gobsmacked by how run down it has become. There was broken glass, empty bottles and rubbish everywhere to the extent where I wasn't happy being there with two young children. We stuck...More

1  Thank Rhiannon C
Reviewed 4 September 2017

A lot of history in those walls, amazing views of the grounds and even the town. Museum has a replica of a bomb shelter and a little corner shop, worth a visit.

Thank Carolyn R
Reviewed 3 September 2017

I didn't know there was a castle here and sadly didn't have time to check it out fully but there seemed to be a lot standing still and the grounds were great.

Thank filligirl
Reviewed 22 August 2017

I had some time to spare and was wandering around the town and stumbled across this little gem. Some lovely views across the valley and great little exhibitions. The local guy looking after the place was a fount of knowledge and really added character to...More

3  Thank Francesco G
Reviewed 16 August 2017

FREE! What a very very good place to goofball the family. Punic, children trail, lovely grounds and castle, xcellent maintenance, PLUS a brilliant museum, all FREE. An absolute must.

2  Thank grandinio
Reviewed 8 August 2017

Abergavenny Castle provided a perfect backdrop for post ceremony Champagne and canapes and unique wedding photographs

1  Thank lisajune2017
Reviewed 2 August 2017 via mobile

We never actually got inside the castle grounds. We had our dog Molly and weren't allowed. As responsible dog owners we find it hard that in this day and age we aren't allowed in this type of place. I don't blame the facility and those...More

Thank Sue63D
Reviewed 28 July 2017

This imposing castle is impressive and well worth visiting as is the castle's museum located in the hunting lodge built in 1819 on top of the motte. I could appreciate the claim made on the well positioned information panels located around the castle site that...More

2  Thank Rhys J
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