Ceredigion Museum is housed in a restored Edwardian Theatre. It has been described as 'one of the most beautiful museum interiors in Britain'.
Ceredigion Museum is a vibrant, welcoming institution which through well thought out displays and exhibitions attempts to deepen the understanding of the history and culture of the county to the people of Ceredigion and its visitors.
We make accessible our collections and information about them, which we hold in trust for the community we serve.
This is achieved by collecting, documenting, preserving and interpreting material evidence of Ceredigion's past for the public benefit.
Closed: Christmas week and Good Friday
The museum displays objects of all ages from the county of Ceredigion (Cardiganshire). Most of the displays are of the Victorian period and later
Social History, Costume and Textiles, Archaeology, Agriculture
Key artists and exhibits
- The museum has a large collection of oil paintings by Alfred Worthington,1835-1925. There is also a fine collection of taxidermy by the Hutchings family of Aberystwyth who worked between the 1860s and 1942.
Pint of History
- 7 March — 29 April 2017 *on now
Did you know that you could visit a different pub in Ceredigion every week for two years? This exhibition celebrates the pub- the hub of our communities.
The Ceredigion local history group has been tirelessly researching this and many other tavern related facts, come along to this fascinating new exhibition celebrating one of Wales's greatest traditions.
- Any age
Ian Phillips: Taking Stock
- 6 May — 8 July 2017
Ian Phillips distinct depictions of Welsh landscapes capture the romantic beauty of its rugged coastlines, sloping contours, stormy seas and majestic mountains. The display of the artist work from 2002-2016 takes stock of his rich seam of work from early days to present, by 'Taking Stock' he can decide on the future direction of his work.
- Any age
Collections information and Virtual Museum Tour
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