Blaina Heritage Museum

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Blaina Heritage Action Group Museum displays the heritage and history of Blaina and the local area. The facility include displays on the local coal and iron industries, chapels, schools, local celebrities, and a fully furnished reconstruction of a Victorian Welsh Kitchen.

They also hold local census returns from 1871 through to 1901 and cemetery records that are an important resource for genealogists a local history researchers. They also hold a wealth of information on local history and personal records, from Chartism to rugby -after all Blaina is the home of Grand slam hero Mike Ruddock.

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Entry is free but donations are gratefully recvieved



  • Disabled access
  • Disabled toilets
  • Facilities for visually impaired


  • Children welcome


  • Education/study area
  • Facilities for educational visits
  • Facilities for groups


  • Free Parking

Property Facilities

  • Dogs not accepted (except guidedogs)
  • Public toilets

Target Markets

  • Accepts groups
  • Coach parties accepted

Map & Directions

Road Directions

Follow the brown signs off the A467.

Accessible by Public Transport: Ebbw Vale station is 10 miles away.

Blaina Heritage Museum


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Blaina Institute, High Street, Blaina, Blaenau Gwent, NP13 3BN

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Tel01495 292025

Opening Times

* Monday - 10am - 12am, 2pm - 4pm
Tuesday -10am - 12am, 2pm - 4pm
Wednesday -10am - 12am
Thursday -10am - 12am, 2pm - 4pm, 6pm - 8pm
Friday -10am - 12am, 2pm - 4pm


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