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Pontypool Museum


Set in a Georgian stable block, Pontypool Museum is an Accredited Museum managed by Torfaen Museum Trust. The Trust have been safeguarding and collecting art, historical objects and cultural artefacts on behalf of the borough since 1978.

There are over 15,000 items on view from our collections ranging from prehistoric objects and medieval treasure troves, to industrial revolution collections,  and fine & decorative art including the famous Pontypool Japanware.

With seasonal exhibits, exclusive art events, an extensive library specialized in local content plus our world famous collections of Pontypool Japanware; Torfaen Museum Trust is looking after the Eastern Valley’s history for future generations.

Every year, 35,000 visitors enjoy the unique collections curated by Torfaen Museum Trust at Pontypool Museum and there is always something of interest on display for everyone.


  • Café
  • Free
  • Indoor Attraction
  • Parking (free)
  • Toilets

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