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Abertillery & District Museum


The Abertillery and District Museum has a wide ranging collection from prehistoric era to present day. Recent refurbishment sends you on a journey through time with a chronological arrangement of exhibits In addition they have specialist exhibits on coal and iron industries. Visitors can see an Iron Age axe head, a pistol possibly used by Chartists and Arthur Scargill’s baseball cap! Top it all off with some refreshments in a real working Italian café – one of their finest exhibits.


Visitor Information:

Contact details (for opening times please visit the website): 

The Metropole, Market Street, Abertillery, Blaenau Gwent NP13 1AH.
Telephone: 01495 211140

Admission charges: Admission is free


  • Parking (free)
  • Toilets

Public Transport Directions

Abertillery is served by the X15 Stagecoach bus calling at Brynmawr, Blaina Abertillery, Newbridge, Crosskeys, Risca and Newport - check for timetables. 

Road Directions

Museum post code for sat nav: NP13 1AH.