Kidwelly Industrial Museum, Kidwelly, Carmarthenshire


Some of the attractions in Carmarthenshire:
 National Botanical Garden 
 Dylan's Boat House 
 Laugharne Castle 
 Teifi Valley Railway 
 Gwili Steam Railway 
 National Coracle Centre 
 National Wool Museum 
 County Museum 
 Museum of Speed 
 Industrial Museum 
 Lyric Theatre 
 Parc Howard Museum 
 

The Industrial Museum in Kidwelly showcases the tinplate manufacturing and coalmining industries which once dominated the area. It is the only tinplate works museum in the country.

Kidwelly Industrial Museum in Kidwelly, Carmarthenshire

Kidwelly Industrial Museum
Kidwelly
Carmarthenshire
SA17 4LW

Tel: 01554 891078

Kidwelly Industrial MuseumThe Kidwelly Industrial Museum is on the site of the former Tinplate Works which closed in 1941.

Come and find out how tinplate for cans and cups was made. You can see the original machinery and buildings and see exhibits about coal mining, brick manufacture and other industries and crafts.

On display is machinery which typically was used in the local Welsh industries, including a reconstruction of the steam winding engine and colliery headgear from Morlais Colliery and the two original Foden engines in the hot rolling mill, which date back to approximately 1870.

Opening Times:
Easter: (two weeks school holidays) Monday-Friday 10am - 4.30pm Staurday and Sunday 12noon-4.30pm
May Day weekend: Friday -Monday (same times)
Spring Bank Holiday weekend until 30th September: open 7 days a week until 30th September (same times)

Admission is free!

For more information call 01554 891078. If you contact the Kidwelly Industrial Museum please mention that you found this information in www.carmarthenshire-pages.co.uk




 


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