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Nice little museum

Decided to stop in while in the area, so glad we did! Spent ages chatting to the staff there about... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Ewan B
For local history this is the place.

First visited over thirty years ago and it is as good as I remember. Very informative about... read more

Reviewed 13 September 2018
Oxford, United Kingdom
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History museum and art gallery, Ponty Museum is a great place to spend a couple of hours investigating the town's history, its popular people and seeing the temporary exhibition. Rooms for renting are available and used by regular groups as well...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
Bridge Street, Pontypridd CF37 4PE, Wales
+44 1443 490748
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Decided to stop in while in the area, so glad we did! Spent ages chatting to the staff there about family history research, then had a look around the museum. Not massive, but plenty there about the local area

Thank Ewan B
Reviewed 15 September 2018

We usually pop in to use the loo (which is hidden away downstairs)..there’s not much else to see. Sometimes they have posters up which tell you things you can do and what’s on...

1  Thank anna f
Reviewed 13 September 2018

First visited over thirty years ago and it is as good as I remember. Very informative about everthing local and for further information then just ask the very informative and tremdously helpful staff. A tad noisier than my last visit due to the new shopping...More

1  Thank JohnNerding
Reviewed 11 September 2018

Visited here today. It’s a good little local museum located in a former Welsh Baptist Chapel. though currently part of the first floor is closed off whilst they install a lift. The building itself contains many of its original fittings and these enhance the attractiveness...More

Thank Robert N
Reviewed 6 September 2017

An unspoilt gem . Interesting local history and characters. Original fittings including the upstairs balcony and the lovely organ taking pride of place. Well presented displays that include the local people.. I would go again . The Chapel sits next to the river and the...More

Thank Jane W
Reviewed 28 July 2017

Great little museum, very relaxed atmosphere, great models upstairs and nice local art gallery downstairs

1  Thank Matt J
Reviewed 10 April 2017

The museum relates the history of Pontypridd in detail with references to Brown Lennox and the building of the arched bridge over the river Taff well worth a visit

1  Thank SteveN1735
Reviewed 25 March 2017

The museum was formerly a chapel, and this has been somewhat kept the same way. The chapel organ dominates the inside. Only small but the museum shows many events and for children during the year, and hosts various events ie The Pontypridd Camera Club Exhibition...More

Thank Tony H
Reviewed 3 March 2017

Excellent displays, very helpful friendly knowledgable staff.Plenty of leaflets etc. for local places of interest.

Thank Elaine L
Reviewed 3 March 2017

We have visited the museum on many occasions. We are currently writing a history of one of Wales' most famous companies for their 175th anniversary plus we compile a booklet every year for a family gathering where people from all over UK, South Africa, Canada,...More

Thank Heather G
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