Ceredigion Museum

Interior of a theatre which ahs been converted into a museum gallery
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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.

Venue Type:

Museum

Opening hours

Tuesday-Saturday 10.30-16.00
Sunday 12.00-16.00

Closed: Christmas week and Good Friday

Admission charges

Admission free

The museum displays objects of all ages from the county of Ceredigion (Cardiganshire). Most of the displays are of the Victorian period and later

Collection details

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.
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.

Druids, Romans and death: exploring the treasures of the Bowen Gallery at Ceredigion Museum

  • 23 July 2015 11am-12pm

Museum gallery tour/talk with Dr Toby Driver.
Do you want to find out more about the pieces of pottery, stone and metal in the Ceredigion Museum but were afraid to ask? Discover how one of Wales' finest prehistoric shields was pulled from a local bog. Find divination 'spoons' used by Iron Age priests and discover the horrors of Iron Age warfare. Learn about the special finds discovered at the most remote Roman villa in Wales.

Website

http://www.archaeologyfestival.org.uk/events/1720

Ceredigion Museum
Terrace Road
Aberystwyth
Ceredigion
SY23 2AQ
Wales

Website

Museum website

museum.ceredigion.gov.uk

Collections information and Virtual Museum Tour

pilgrim.ceredigion.gov.uk

E-mail

museum@ceredigion.gov.uk

Telephone

24 hour answerphone

01970 633088

Fax

01970 633084

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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