We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Margam Stones Museum

Margam Abbey, Margam, Port Talbot SA13 2TA, Wales
+44 29 2050 0200
Save
Review Highlights
Excellent source of local history

A collection of pre-Conquest early Christian memorials and stones housed in a Victorian... read more

Reviewed 12 January 2017
Calikins
,
Neath Port Talbot, United Kingdom
Better than expected

After reading some reviews thought this may be a bit rubbish but wanted somewhere not too far from... read more

Reviewed 28 August 2016
catcatcher
,
Seaton, United Kingdom
via mobile
Read all 17 reviews
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
  • Excellent32%
  • Very good17%
  • Average29%
  • Poor17%
  • Terrible5%
28 Aug 2016
“Better than expected”
25 Aug 2016
“Small Museum”
LOCATION
Margam Abbey, Margam, Port Talbot SA13 2TA, Wales
CONTACT
+44 29 2050 0200
Write a Review
Turn Your Opinions into Points!
Turn your opinions into JPMiles
Turn your opinions into PAYBACK Points
*You can enroll in only one programme at a time to earn rewards for reviews.
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
JPMiles / PAYBACK
50
Reviews (17)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language

1 - 10 of 17 reviews

Reviewed 12 January 2017

A collection of pre-Conquest early Christian memorials and stones housed in a Victorian Schoolhouse. Yes, some visitors say it's on the small side, but there are around 30 different stones in the museum, all rich with local history. If you're visiting Margam Park and Margam...More

Thank Calikins
Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

After reading some reviews thought this may be a bit rubbish but wanted somewhere not too far from Porthcawl to visit. No one about so we just wandered in, several notice boards telling you about the stones and their meanings. Also a very clear stone...More

Thank catcatcher
Reviewed 26 August 2016

small museum with a display of ancient stones. unless you have a great interest in the topic it takes about 5/10 minutes to see

Thank julmey
Reviewed 3 May 2016

Visited on bank holiday because Margam Park was asking for outrageous prices to access the park, so it was a spontaneous visit. It is secluded in a small cluster of houses, an abbey and a "restaurant". When we got there, it was closed and locked...More

Thank ZaynMusic
Reviewed 26 October 2015 via mobile

Phoned on the allocated day and arranged a time to visit the museum. However after a considerable detour to get there, no one arrived to open the place up. It looked an interesting place, but it is very unfair to visitors, not to honour a...More

Thank stagbag
Reviewed 21 August 2015

Very small , abbey is of some interest they fail on certain points of interest though . For example Dic Penderyn was born 3 miles down the road in Pyle and buried in nearby aberavon . the Glamorgan heritage coastal path diverts inland to avoid...More

Thank munchpuppy f
Reviewed 31 July 2015

It is only a small museum, but if you are interested in celtic stones it is well worth visiting. Be careful to take the brown sign for the stone museum rather than the brown sign for the country park. At the country park we were...More

Thank ES1211
Reviewed 31 July 2015

A very good example of a Cistercian Abbey. The Chapter House being focal point.You can visualiise the day to day liife of the moonks by walking the site. Also Capel Mair on a hhill overlooking the site.

Thank Brian J
Reviewed 19 July 2015

We didn't know quite what to expect when we arrived here on a Sunday morning. The volunteers at the church next door were very friendly. The museum itself is tiny - you really need to be interested in history to enjoy this. There is a...More

Thank Barbara F
Reviewed 26 May 2015 via mobile

Food quite expensive, toilets nit very clean!! Dog fouling on parts of pavement, I think beverage and food prices need to be lowered, wil not visit again, or recommend,

Thank mrs_lewis2014
Nearby
Nearby Restaurants
The Grand Sultan
115 reviews
1.62 km away
The Prince of Wales
375 reviews
4.53 km away
The Bengal Lounge
93 reviews
4.77 km away
Taste
102 reviews
4.64 km away
Nearby Attractions
Maples Hair & Beauty Salon
6 reviews
4.68 km away
Aberavon Beach
361 reviews
7.02 km away
Cerddin Brewery
10 reviews
7.05 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Margam Stones Museum staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Submit