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image for Museum item typeCeredigion Museum & Gallery

  • Visit Wales VAQAS

Museum, free entry

Textiles display

Textiles display

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Ceredigion museum is a celebration of Welsh heritage, depicting the history of this fascinating county from across the ages. From farming to food, clothes and transport, the museum is home to a number of valuable collections. Along with the permanent exhibition, the museum is host to lively events and temporary exhibitions throughout the year.

Ceredigion museum is a vibrant and welcoming place to visit and is housed in a restored Edwardian theatre that has been described ‘one of the most beautiful museum interiors in Britain'.

SCHOOL VISITS & SCHOOL HOLIDAY ACTIVITIES
Visits to Ceredigion Museum are free and are a fantastic opportunity for school children to learn about the history and culture of Ceredigion. Schools and colleges are welcome to visit the Coliseum at any time during normal opening hours (10am-5pm).

Throughout the school holidays the museum runs activities for children, with fun fact quiz sheets, workshops and events.

THE COLLISEUM COFFEE HOUSE
The Colliseum Coffee House serves delicious locally sourced food in a laid back, family friendly atmosphere offering light lunches, snacks and high quality coffees, teas and handmade cakes. Everything is homemade using local produce and there are highchairs and space for children, including a good children’s menu with healthy options.

The MUSEUM SHOP
The museum shop is a unique shop selling gifts and souvenirs and a large range of wonderful items from postcards, to paintings, pocket money toys, arts and crafts, aprons and tea-towels based based on the museum’s collection and historical and factual books depicting Ceredigion’s fascinating past. Local artists and crafts people from the area also sell their products in the shop.

The museum's café, shop and street level entrance makes the museum more accessible and provides a wide range of facilities.

The museum is free entry and is a wonderful place to visit for tourists and local residents alike.

Baby changing facilitiesCoach parties acceptedCredit cards accepted (no fee)Disabled toiletsEducation/study areaFacilities for groupsFacilities for educational visitsGift shopPublic toiletsAccepts groups

Children welcomeDisabled accessDogs not accepted (except guidedogs)Smoking not allowed

Opening Details

Open all the time

April - September Monday to Saturday 10:00 - 17:00
October - March Monday to Saturday 12:00 - 16:30
Closed Good Friday
Christmas Day to 2nd January inclusive

Prices

Free entry

Address

Coliseum,
Terrace Road,
Aberystwyth,
Ceredigion,
SY23 2AQ

Location

Directions

Plan route to Ceredigion Museum and Gallery using Google mapsPlan route using Google maps

Map reference: SN 586815  Lat: 52.41578 Long: -4.08490

The museum is above the Tourist Information on Terrace Road, 100 metres from the sea front.
The main entrance stairs and lift to the Museum and Coliseum Coffee House is within the Tourist Information and Museum Gift Shop.

Short term parking spaces in local streets and along the Promenade: these are often full by 10 am. There are car parks on Park Avenue about 5 minutes walk from the museum.
There is a Park and Ride service with parking from Park Avenue

Accessible by Public Transport: 1 mile from Aberystwyth station

Facilities

  • Baby changing facilitiesBaby changing facilities
  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • Credit cards accepted (no fee)Credit cards accepted (no fee)
  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • Education/study areaEducation/study area
  • Facilities for groupsFacilities for groups
  • Facilities for educational visitsFacilities for educational visits
  • Gift shopGift shop
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
  • Children welcomeChildren welcome
  • Disabled accessDisabled access
  • Dogs not accepted (except guidedogs)Dogs not accepted (except guidedogs)
  • Smoking not allowedSmoking not allowed