National Waterfront Museum

View of National Waterfront Museum building
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At the National Waterfront Museum in Swansea take in the sights and sounds of more than 300 years of Welsh industry and innovation.

Using a mix of cutting-edge interactive technology and real objects, the Museum puts you in charge of the experience, bringing the past right to your fingertips.

Explore 15 themed galleries which all tell a different story of this crucial period in Welsh history enabling you to be in charge of tracing your own experience of the fascinating – and still evolving – story of industrial Wales.

Venue Type:

Museum

Opening hours

10am-5pm daily

Admission charges

Free entry for all

Getting there

By bus
For the latest information and nearest stops visit http://www.traveline-cymru.info/

By road
From outside Swansea, exit the M4 at junction 42 and follow the brown signs. From inside Swansea, the Museum is located on Oystermouth Road next to the LC. For satellite navigation, use SA1 3ST.

By rail
Swansea is served by mainline services to London Paddington. There are also links with Carmarthen and west Wales and stations in mid Wales via the Heart of Wales line.

Wales' industrial collections

Collection details

Agriculture, Architecture, Archives, Inland Waterways, Industry, Land Transport, Maritime, Science and Technology, Social History, Trade and Commerce

Events details are listed below. You may need to scroll down or click on headers to see them all. For events that don't have a specific date see the 'Resources' tab above.
Popcorn boxes

Fantastic Night @ The Museum

  • 18 May 2018 6:30-9:30pm

Take our fantastical gallery trail, then design your own popcorn box and fill it up ready to watch our special 3D film screening of JK Rowling's Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them (12A: 2016).

Suitable for

  • Family friendly

Admission

£3.50pp

Website

https://museum.wales/swansea/whatson/9977/Fantastic-Night--the-Museum/

Museums @ Night Quiz Night

  • 19 May 2018 7-10pm

Join us after hours for an exclusive evening of quirky quiz questions. Gather your friends and colleagues and get competitive with rounds of music, photos, film, general knowledge and mystery objects! Plus prizes and a bar, and all set in our fantastic Warehouse Gallery, an evening not to be missed! Teams of six max.

Suitable for

  • Not suitable for children

Admission

£3.50pp

Website

https://museum.wales/swansea/whatson/9981/Museums--Night-Quiz-Night/

Getting there

By bus
For the latest information and nearest stops visit http://www.traveline-cymru.info/

By road
From outside Swansea, exit the M4 at junction 42 and follow the brown signs. From inside Swansea, the Museum is located on Oystermouth Road next to the LC. For satellite navigation, use SA1 3ST.

By rail
Swansea is served by mainline services to London Paddington. There are also links with Carmarthen and west Wales and stations in mid Wales via the Heart of Wales line.

National Waterfront Museum
Oystermouth Road
Maritime Quarter
Swansea
SA1 3RD
Wales

Website

www.museumwales.ac.uk/en/swansea

E-mail

waterfront@museumwales.ac.uk

Telephone

Information and Enquiries

02920 573600

All information is drawn from or provided by the venues themselves and every effort is made to ensure it is correct. Please remember to double check opening hours with the venue concerned before making a special visit.
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