We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

National Waterfront Museum

National Waterfront Museum Oystermouth Road | Maritime Quarter, Swansea SA1 3RD, Wales
+44 1792 638950
Website
Save
Review Highlights
Crafternoon sailboat making at the museum

My fiancee and I just managed to book in for the driftwood sailboat making here. It was only £5 and... read more

Reviewed yesterday
GlobalBackpackerLife
,
Swansea, United Kingdom
Fabulous

I love this venue,- i photographed a wedding here last year. Fabulous food, attentive staff and a... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
pyrettablaze
,
Swansea, United Kingdom
Read all 378 reviews
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
  • Excellent39%
  • Very good29%
  • Average16%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
LOCATION
National Waterfront Museum Oystermouth Road | Maritime Quarter, Swansea SA1 3RD, Wales
CONTACT
Website
+44 1792 638950
Write a Review
Reviews (378)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language

1 - 10 of 378 reviews

Reviewed yesterday

My fiancee and I just managed to book in for the driftwood sailboat making here. It was only £5 and everything you needed was included. What a great afternoon of fun, learning new skills, meeting lovely people and taking home a lovely handmade driftwood sailboat....More

Thank GlobalBackpackerLife
Reviewed 1 week ago

I love this venue,- i photographed a wedding here last year. Fabulous food, attentive staff and a great /beautiful venue to be in

Thank pyrettablaze
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited on a wet day to kill a bit of time but wished we had spent longer. The exhibits are well layer out and children friendly with animations to show how things work. With videos too there's a lot to see. Rush round in...More

Thank Richard R
Reviewed 1 week ago

Interesting place with lots of history, for young and old, a good insight into the olden days, allow about 2 hours for a wander round then stop for a bite to eat in the cafe

Thank dave r
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Oh so disappointing - far more emphasis on appearance on content, given that this has top billing in the list of local attractions, the National Waterfront Museum fails to deliver on many fronts. taking a flashing lights and hands on approach (many of which failed...More

Thank cherriesfan_9
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Enjoyed our visit, thought we would take the grandchildren, not sure how long the attention span would last, but they were really interested in it all, I have to say they had a much better time than we anticipated, and in this day and age...More

1  Thank Jacqueline H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This museum is worth a visit and the Swansea museum to which is more or less next door to it There are lovely views of a boat marina from the upstairs windows in the museum to If you view my Swansea museum review then you...More

Thank hols256
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A modern exhibition building with interests for all ages. Mainly locally connected subjects. Good audio visual rooms. Food and drinks available. Good facilities for disabled. Well worth a couple of hours.....

1  Thank tonyhenparc
Reviewed 15 April 2017

In its favour this museum was free entry, but I went with my husband, daughter and 4 year old grandson, and thought that there was not enough interactive things within the museum. Several corridors led to nothing and the gift shop was quite expensive.

1  Thank Alida D
Reviewed 14 April 2017

Spent a few hours exploring the museum. The museum is a free attraction and worth a visit whilst in Swansea. Some interesting displays and artefacts for all ages on two floors. Unfortunately, the lighthouse boat was not open due to maintenance. The cafe offered hot...More

1  Thank ZIPZIP555
Nearby
Nearby Restaurants
The Smoke Haus
647 reviews
.28 km away
Jamaican Jill
152 reviews
.21 km away
Jimmy's
287 reviews
.26 km away
La Brasseria
708 reviews
.28 km away
Nearby Attractions
Oxwich Bay
692 reviews
.25 km away
Swansea Museum
146 reviews
.21 km away
Dylan Thomas Centre
80 reviews
.34 km away
Questions & AnswersAsk a question
are dogs allowed in?
19 November 2016|
Answer Show all 2 answers
Response from HeadofMuseum | Property representative |
Thanks for your enquiry. Only guide and assistance dogs are allowed in to the museum.
0
Votes