Pontypridd Museum and Art Gallery

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






01443 490748


01443 490746

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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.

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Opening hours

The museum is currently closed for refurbishment until the end of September 2011

Admission charges

The museum is currently closed for refurbishment until the end of September 2011

Collection details

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

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Festival of Archaeology 2014: The Roman experience/Y Profiad Rhufeinig

  • 26 July 2014

Pot-making, pot-washing, design and make a pendant neck charm, the life of a Roman soldier, make a Legionary's shield, try on a toga, fun with Roman numerals, finds identification.

Gwneud potiau, golchi potiau, cynllunio a gwneud crogdlws gwddf, bywyd milwr Rhufeinig, gwneud tarian Llengfilwr, gwisgo toga, hwyl gyda rhifolion Rhufeinig, adnabod darganfyddiadau.


Please check all Festival of Archaeology 2014 event dates, times, booking and admission charges before visiting.