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Margam Stones Museum

Margam Abbey, Margam, Port Talbot SA13 2TA, Wales
+44 29 2050 0200
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Unusual museum

Rare Welsh stones spanning from 9th century. Set in little museum adjacent to church. £2.80 for an... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Penarth, United Kingdom
via mobile
Excellent source of local history

A collection of pre-Conquest early Christian memorials and stones housed in a Victorian... read more

Reviewed 12 January 2017
Neath Port Talbot, United Kingdom
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1 week ago
“Unusual museum ”
28 Aug 2016
“Better than expected”
Margam Abbey, Margam, Port Talbot SA13 2TA, Wales
+44 29 2050 0200
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Rare Welsh stones spanning from 9th century. Set in little museum adjacent to church. £2.80 for an adult to get in.

Thank maggie1966
Reviewed 12 January 2017

A collection of pre-Conquest early Christian memorials and stones housed in a Victorian Schoolhouse. Yes, some visitors say it's on the small side, but there are around 30 different stones in the museum, all rich with local history. If you're visiting Margam Park and Margam...More

Thank Calikins
Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

After reading some reviews thought this may be a bit rubbish but wanted somewhere not too far from Porthcawl to visit. No one about so we just wandered in, several notice boards telling you about the stones and their meanings. Also a very clear stone...More

Thank catcatcher
Reviewed 26 August 2016

small museum with a display of ancient stones. unless you have a great interest in the topic it takes about 5/10 minutes to see

Thank julmey
Reviewed 3 May 2016

Visited on bank holiday because Margam Park was asking for outrageous prices to access the park, so it was a spontaneous visit. It is secluded in a small cluster of houses, an abbey and a "restaurant". When we got there, it was closed and locked...More

Thank ZaynMusic
Reviewed 26 October 2015 via mobile

Phoned on the allocated day and arranged a time to visit the museum. However after a considerable detour to get there, no one arrived to open the place up. It looked an interesting place, but it is very unfair to visitors, not to honour a...More

Thank stagbag
Reviewed 21 August 2015

Very small , abbey is of some interest they fail on certain points of interest though . For example Dic Penderyn was born 3 miles down the road in Pyle and buried in nearby aberavon . the Glamorgan heritage coastal path diverts inland to avoid...More

Thank munchpuppy f
Reviewed 31 July 2015

It is only a small museum, but if you are interested in celtic stones it is well worth visiting. Be careful to take the brown sign for the stone museum rather than the brown sign for the country park. At the country park we were...More

Thank ES1211
Reviewed 31 July 2015

A very good example of a Cistercian Abbey. The Chapter House being focal point.You can visualiise the day to day liife of the moonks by walking the site. Also Capel Mair on a hhill overlooking the site.

Thank Brian J
Reviewed 19 July 2015

We didn't know quite what to expect when we arrived here on a Sunday morning. The volunteers at the church next door were very friendly. The museum itself is tiny - you really need to be interested in history to enjoy this. There is a...More

Thank Barbara F
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