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Ceredigion Museum Exhibition

Ceredigion Museum Exhibition

Ceredigion Museum Exhibition

Museum, free entry

Coliseum,
Terrace Road,
Aberystwyth,
Ceredigion,
SY23 2AQ

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Ceredigion museum is a celebration of Welsh heritage, depicting the history of this fascinating county from across the ages. From farming to food, clothes and transport, the museum is home to a number of valuable collections. Along with the permanent exhibition, the museum is host to lively events and temporary exhibitions throughout the year.

Ceredigion museum is a vibrant and welcoming place to visit and is housed in a restored Edwardian theatre that has been described ‘one of the most beautiful museum interiors in Britain'.

SCHOOL VISITS & SCHOOL HOLIDAY ACTIVITIES
Visits to Ceredigion Museum are free and are a fantastic opportunity for school children to learn about the history and culture of Ceredigion. Schools and colleges are welcome to visit the Coliseum at any time during normal opening hours (10am-5pm).

Throughout the school holidays the museum runs activities for children, with fun fact quiz sheets, workshops and events.

The MUSEUM CAFE AND SHOP
The museum shop is a unique shop selling gifts and souvenirs and a large range of wonderful items from postcards, to paintings, pocket money toys, arts and crafts, aprons and tea-towels based based on the museum’s collection and historical and factual books depicting Ceredigion’s fascinating past. Local artists and crafts people from the area also sell their products in the shop.

"IT HAPPENDED IN ABER - AUDIO GUIDED HISTORY WALK
Heritage is about so much more than dates and famous people and places and this audio tour captures stories that you would normally hear in a pub, at a school reunion or over coffee, The town walk begins and ends at the museum and will be of interest both to residents of Aberystwyth and to visitors who wish to learn more about the town’s colourful history and the characters, events and stories that have shaped it.

To access the audio tour go directly to the Ceredigion Museum website and you will be able to download the audio tour map or call into the museum to get a copy.

WEDDINGS AT CEREDIGION MUSEUM
With two stunning rooms to hold your ceremony in, a fully licensed bar and a choice of wedding breakfast options, Ceredigion Museum is the perfect venue for your special day.

The museum's café, shop and street level entrance and the museum is free entry and is a wonderful place to visit for tourists and local residents alike.

Baby changing facilitiesCoach parties acceptedCredit cards accepted (no fee)Disabled toiletsEducation/study areaFacilities for groupsFacilities for educational visitsGift shopPublic toiletsAccepts groups

Children welcomeMobility Accessibility FacilitiesDogs not accepted (except guidedogs)Smoking not allowed

Opening Details

Open all the time

April - September Monday to Saturday 10:00 - 17:00
October - March Monday to Saturday 12:00 - 16:30
Closed Good Friday
Christmas Day to 2nd January inclusive

Prices

Free entry

Ceredigion Museum ( free entry) has to be pre-booked via their website.

Address

Coliseum,
Terrace Road,
Aberystwyth,
Ceredigion,
SY23 2AQ

Location and nearby places

Directions

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Map reference: SN 586815  Lat: 52.41578 Long: -4.08490

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The museum is above the Tourist Information on Terrace Road, 100 metres from the sea front.
The main entrance stairs and lift to the Museum and Coliseum Coffee House is within the Tourist Information and Museum Gift Shop.

Short term parking spaces in local streets and along the Promenade: these are often full by 10 am. There are car parks on Park Avenue about 5 minutes walk from the museum.
There is a Park and Ride service with parking from Park Avenue

Accessible by Public Transport: 1 mile from Aberystwyth station

Facilities

  • Baby changing facilitiesBaby changing facilities
  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • Credit cards accepted (no fee)Credit cards accepted (no fee)
  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • Education/study areaEducation/study area
  • Facilities for groupsFacilities for groups
  • Facilities for educational visitsFacilities for educational visits
  • Gift shopGift shop
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
  • Children welcomeChildren welcome
  • Mobility Accessibility FacilitiesMobility Accessibility Facilities
  • Dogs not accepted (except guidedogs)Dogs not accepted (except guidedogs)
  • Smoking not allowedSmoking not allowed
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