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Kidwelly Industrial Museum

Kidwelly Industrial Museum

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Museum - Industrial, free entry





Situated on the banks of the Gwendraeth Fach river, approximately a mile north of the town. It stands on the site of the former Tinplate Works established in 1737. It was founded mainly to preserve and interpret Britain's sole surviving pack mill and act as a heritage centre for Kidwelly and the surrounding area. Splendid mechanical relics covering a wide range of subjects including coal, printing, industrial transport and the history and development of the area.

Video to supplement exhibits, play area, bilingual activity sheets and quizzes for children.

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Coach parties acceptedDisabled accessGift shopOn-site light refreshmentsPicnic sitePublic toiletsAccepts groups

Children welcomeDisabled accessDogs not accepted (except guidedogs)

Opening details

Easter - end of September. However opening times may vary. We may be open to the public on Wednesdays and Fridays through the season. To avoid disappointment, we recommend telephoning in advance, on the day of your proposed visit: 01554 891078


Free entry



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Map reference: SN 421077  Lat: 51.74568 Long: -4.28858

Located near Kidwelly, off the A484 Kidwelly by-pass.

Parking: free

Accessible by Public Transport: 1 mile from Kidwelly station


  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • Disabled accessDisabled access
  • Gift shopGift shop
  • On-site light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments
  • Picnic sitePicnic site
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
  • Children welcomeChildren welcome
  • Disabled accessDisabled access
  • Dogs not accepted (except guidedogs)Dogs not accepted (except guidedogs)
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