Amgueddfa Pontypool Museum
The museum collects artefacts from the history, archaeology, geology, social and industrial histories, art, craft and ecology of the Torfaen Valley (which is the Eastern most valley of south Wales including the towns of Blaenafon, Pontypool and Cwmbran).
1000 to 1700 Mon - Fri
1400 to 1700 Sat & Sun
£1.20 adults 60p concessions
The collections include:
18th - 20th century domestic wares such as washing tubs, dollies, mangles, irons, sewing machines and accessories, toys and games.
A fine selection of decorative arts, including the famous Pontypool & Usk Japanware, local commemorative wares and furniture including several of the locally famous Baker chairs.
Pontypool Vaughan Clocks
Local industry items from mining, iron ore production, glass and steel making to memorabilia from the B.N.S/I.C.I/Dupont SA site, Pontypool.
Fire, medical, law and military items, educational, transport, trade, building, office, music, religious and recreational items.
The museum has a fine art collection with 18th & 19th century paintings and prints including works by Benjamin and Thomas Barker and 2 portraits by war artist Eric Kennington.