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Porthcawl Museum

Closed Now: 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
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Lovely little museum.

We spent a hour or so round this cute little museum. The volunteers are very helpful and... read more

Reviewed 12 November 2018
676kareng11
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Bedworth, United Kingdom
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What a lovely little museum this is and the volunteers couldn’t be more helpful and friendly. Some... read more

Reviewed 1 November 2018
bigbaddaz
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Bilston, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 12 November 2018 via mobile

We spent a hour or so round this cute little museum. The volunteers are very helpful and knowledgeable. It’s well worth the £1 entrance fee.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 1 November 2018 via mobile

What a lovely little museum this is and the volunteers couldn’t be more helpful and friendly. Some very interesting history about Porthcawl and well worth a visit if you’re in the town.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 22 October 2018

Called hete in the summer. Very nice snd friendly, and interesting things to see. Lovely to see commited people keeping it going.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 17 October 2018 via mobile

What a wonderful museum,the passion that rob who runs the museum,has is amazing,he explains the history to you,and so does a lady volunteer,it was a wonderful experience,we are looking forward to going back again,it was fascinating thank you all

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

This is a lovely little museum in the main shopping street in Porthcawl. Lots of historic information pictures and exhibits showcasing Porthcawl and surrounding district over many years. Very helpful staff to answer any other questions you might have.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Steve L
Reviewed 29 September 2018 via mobile

We visited today with our four children and dog. We were greeted with a very warm welcome from the volunteers who work there. They are very friendly and informative. The museum was the former police station and there are excellent displays in the former police...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank JoelS3679
Reviewed 22 September 2018

This is a lovely little museum and should never be overlooked during a visit to Porthcawl. The volunteers work extremely hard and are exceptionally dedicated to keeping this piece of living history alive. Based in what was the old police station, the cells are all...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 16 September 2018 via mobile

This museum was very sweet and good to look round. In the centre of the town, very informative! Love how local community do museums of there history!

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 1 September 2018 via mobile

Blink and you miss it, the museum is in the Hugh street and really worth a visit, full of interesting memorabilia and wonderful knowledgeable volunteers. £1 entrance and a moving WW2 display. Well worth a visit

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank 37JulieT37
Reviewed 30 August 2018

very interesting well worth a visit staff on hand to talk you through differnt rooms all on ground floor

Date of experience: August 2018
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