Pontypridd Museum and Art Gallery

Pontypridd Museum
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Housed in a converted chapel built in 1861, the centre tells the story of the town and its people.

A new audio-visual programme explains the origins of the chapels and traces the influence of Welsh Dissent at home and overseas. A large panoramic painting shows the town and the surrounding area as it would have appeared 150 years ago.

Among the exhibits in a section on the musical history of the town is a life size figure of Sir Geraint Evans dressing to sing 'Falstaff'. Use of audio-visual programmes and ‘hands on’ exhibits illustrate elements of social, military, sporting and cultural history, as well as industry and transport.

Venue Type:

Museum

Opening hours

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Admission charges

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Collection details

Archives, Costume and Textiles, Fine Art, Music, Weapons and War, Personalities, Science and Technology, Social History, Land Transport

Pontypridd Museum and Art Gallery
Bridge Street
Pontypridd
Rhondda Cynon Taff
CF37 4PE
Wales

Website

www.pontypriddmuseum.org.uk/en/

E-mail

enquiries@pontypriddmuseum.org.uk

Telephone

01443 490748

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