OUR EXHIBITIONS

Recreation, Sport and Leisure • Churches and Chapels • Choirs and Music • Trade Unionism • Friendly Societies • Shops and Businesses • Local War Heroes • Local Schools

 

VISIT US AT BLAENAVON COMMUNITY MUSEUM

A Renowned Museum in Blaenavon

 

OUR MUSEUM’S VISION

A small, sustainable museum that makes accessible elements of the  cultural heritage of Blaenavon for the enjoyment and benefit of society. The museum, through its various activities, will help sustain a lively, well-informed and wide-ranging debate on the significance of the Blaenavon World Heritage Site and the community of Blaenavon.

 

WORLD WAR I PIECES

This is one of our many collective pieces: The First World War.

This collection contains the map used by Lance Corporal Christopher Davies, A Will belonging to Pte.C.Davies and the Blaenavon Role of Honor Book "of those who made the Supreme Sacrifice Serving in the Armed Servies within the 20th Century"

This is the display of service artifacts belonging to Sergeant Daniel White Morgan, an array of medals, a certificate for "His Majesty's Forces during the Great World War" and a news article "Honours Gained At The Front"

This is the memorbilia of William John Williams who fought in the second world war. The items include  second world war medals, letters, pay book and personal items.

 

VOLUNTEERING OPPORTUNITIES

Volunteers bring a valuable variety of skills and knowledge to the museum, helping with different projects, ranging from front of house work, cataloguing collections, setting up exhibitions or carrying out research.
As the museum is run entirely by volunteers, your work will provide a valuable contribution to the sustainability of our organisation. Volunteers bring a valuable variety of skills and knowledge to the museum, helping with different projects, ranging from front of house work, cataloguing collections, setting up exhibitions or carrying out research.
As the museum is run entirely by volunteers, your work will provide a valuable contribution to the sustainability of our organisation.

We accept volunteers of all ages and backgrounds. We currently have three student volunteers who have found invaluable experience to assist them with their studies.

 

CONTACT US

Workmen's Hall, High St, Blaenavon, Pontypool NP4 9PT

01495 790991

 

Mon: 10:00am - 4:00pm

Tue: 10:00am - 4:00pm

Wed: Open On Request

Thu: 10:00am - 4:00pm

Fri: 10:00am - 4:00pm

Sat: 10:00am - 1:00pm

OPENING HOURS

 

R.W Kennard.

 

ADMISSION DETAILS FOR YOUR VISIT

Come Check Us Out

Blaenavon Community Museum has many ticket options. For special events and exhibitions, additional costs may apply. We try our hardest to make our admission affordable, as we want everyone to be able to experience the wonders behind our History Museum. We also offer discounts for members, senior citizens and children. For more information, please get in touch.

£2 charge for people over the age of 16 years.
Under 16s have free entry, provided they are accompanied by an adult.
Large groups may have a discounted entry fee.

We also specialise in  Large groups and School Trips.

 

©2018 by Blaenafon Heritage Group.
Blaenafon Heritage Group is a registered charity (1079437)
Blaenavon Community Museum is accredited museum (2337)

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