Welcome to Carmarthen Museum





The Museum is situated in Abergwili - approx. 2 miles from the centre of Carmarthen in West Wales .

The site has a long history dating back to around 1290'ish . Originally a college of priests - around 1542 the Bishop of St.Davids decided to move his palace here from St.Davids in Pembrokeshire . The building remained the Bishop's Palace until 1972 when the Bishop moved to a new residence next door and the museum opened to the public here in 1978 having previously been located in Quay St. Carmarthen .

The museum contains a variety of displays relating to life in Carmarthenshire ranging from pre-history through to more recent times . Displays include - Archeology .Dairying .Eighteenth and Nineteenth centuries . 1st and 2nd World Wars ..... and others .


The Galleries.

Click on the links below to view the galleries.The blacked or greyed out rooms are not open to the public .

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Opening hours - 10.00a.m. to 4.30p.m. Mon to Sat.

Open all year round except Christmas/Boxing Day and New Years Day .

Full access to wheelchair users .

There is no admission charge to the museum.












  Museum contact information .

Snail mail address- Carmarthenshire County Museum,Abergwili,Carmarthen,Carmarthenshire.SA31 2JG.

tel. +44 01267 228696 (office hours).

fax. +44 01267 223830

e.mail. museums@carmarthenshire.gov.uk

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