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Museums Around Tintern

ABERGAVENNY MUSEUM The Castle, Castle Street. Set in the ruins of Abergavenny Castle this museum recreates the story of Abergavenny from prehistoric times to the present day. Displays include a Victorian Welsh farmhouse kitchen and a saddler's workshop. Generally open 11 - 1 and 2 - 5 Mon to Sat, 2 - 5 Sun. Closing at 4pm and all day Sun, Nov to Feb incl. Tel: 01873-736004 (taken from the Monmouthshire Abergavenny Museum leaflet)
Abergavenny maintains a web site, for access, click here


CHEPSTOW MUSEUM Opposite the Castle in Bridge Street. This is situated in an elegant 18th century house and features many displays,paintings and photographs. The museum particularly shows Chepstow's maritime past to good effect. Generally open 11 - 1 and 2 - 5 Mon to Sat, 2 - 5 Sun. Extended hours Jul to Sep 10:30 - 5:30 Mon to Sat. Tel: 01291-625981 (taken from the Monmouthshire Chepstow Museum leaflet)


NELSON MUSEUM Priory Street, adjacent to the Post Office and Woolworth's in Monmouth. Nelson was born in Norfolk and died at sea, yet Monmouth houses a magnificent collection of Nelson material. The museum also features the exploits of Charles Rolls, co-founder of Rolls-Royce. Generally open 10 - 1 and 2 - 5 Mon to Sat, 2 - 5 Sun. Tel: 01600-713519 (taken from the Monmouthshire Nelson Museum leaflet)