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A great informative afternoon out

A lovely well presented and informative modern museum. One or two of the interactive displays... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Barton Seagrave, United Kingdom
Festival of science

Big congratulations to Swansea university and the national waterfront museum for hosting this... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Swansea, United Kingdom
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National Waterfront Museum Oystermouth Road | Maritime Quarter, Swansea SA1 3RD, Wales
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All reviews interactive displays free entry waterfront museum welsh history industrial history great displays rainy day all ages gift shop on display nice cafe cafe on site few hours couple of hours leisure centre swansea marina mining
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Reviewed 2 days ago

• Tries to cover too much in too little space. • Difficult to orientate oneself in the space and the map provided just confuses. • Time eras in the networks/communications gallery too compressed together, failing to give a sense of the time spans over which...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Chris S
Reviewed 4 days ago

A lovely well presented and informative modern museum. One or two of the interactive displays didn’t function for us. This is a must for anybody with an interest in the Industrial revolution and the contribution made by Wales and it’s people

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Staff were welcoming and helpful, free entry car park 50 yards away reasonable for city centre at £1 an hour. You will need at least 2 hours to see the museum. Very informative, lots of visual aids and Tec to keep you interested and allow...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank susan s
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There were some interesting displays in the museum but sometimes the disply boards did not explain things as fully as I would have liked. Considering its location on the marina the marine section was quite small. I only had a short visit and there was...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank JeanChippenham
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The waterfront museum gave us a great opportunity to not only learn a little more about Swansea and Wales but a chance to get out of the cold. The exhibits were so clear and engaging to entice you further into the museum where if you...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank kiwijohns
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Big congratulations to Swansea university and the national waterfront museum for hosting this event. So glad we attended it. We all learnt lots and it was so much fun for the children and all absolutely free.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank jow722
Reviewed 6 November 2018 via mobile

Very interesting place to visit. Plenty to interest the whole family. No charge for entry but there is a place to leave donations if you wish. Ideal place to go if the weather is inclement. Which it sometimes is in South Wales.

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Gary W
Reviewed 6 November 2018

Quite an interesting place to visit, and the surrounding areas, with Dylan thomas and the Museum itself.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Susan S
Reviewed 5 November 2018

Excellent, well laid out with freindly staff. Not too large so as too get lost in too many exhibits but enough to get a real appreciation of Swansea maritime history. Lots of interactive screens and would imagine great for children.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Michael R
Reviewed 1 November 2018

First time here, but I didn’t think it was great. Ok for a wander around. It was free entry though which was good and you can get a good cup of coffee.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Thanks for your enquiry. Only guide and assistance dogs are allowed in to the museum.