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Winding House Museum Exhibition

Winding House Museum Exhibition

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The Winding House in New Tredegar is the museum for Caerphilly County Borough, with engaging exhibitions on local history and heritage, hands-on activities , research room, Gift Shop and Coffee Shop and an exciting events programme.

Baby changing facilitiesCoach parties acceptedCredit cards accepted (no fee)Disabled toiletsEducation/study areaFacilities for educational visitsGift shopOn-site light refreshmentsPublic toiletsAccepts groupsFacilities for conferencing

Children welcomeDisabled accessDogs not accepted (except guidedogs)Smoking not allowedFacilities for hearing impaired

Our Coffee Shop offers delicious, traditional cakes, teas and coffees.

Opening Details

Open all the time

Tues - Sunday 10:00 - 17:00
Closed Mondays


Free entry




From the A465 Heads of the Valley Road - turn off the A465, onto the A469 signposted towards Rhymney. At each of the two following roundabouts, follow signs for Bargoed.
Continue on this road for approximately four miles and it will take you directly into New Tredegar.

From the direction of Caerphilly, take the A469 towards Ystrad Mynach. Stay on the A469 and follow signs for New Tredegar.

Once in New Tredegar, follow the brown signs for ‘Elliot Colliery Winding House’.

Parking: free


  • 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 educational visitsFacilities for educational visits
  • Gift shopGift shop
  • On-site light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
  • Facilities for conferencingFacilities for conferencing
  • Children welcomeChildren welcome
  • Disabled accessDisabled access
  • Dogs not accepted (except guidedogs)Dogs not accepted (except guidedogs)
  • Smoking not allowedSmoking not allowed
  • Facilities for hearing impairedFacilities for hearing impaired

Our Coffee Shop offers delicious, traditional cakes, teas and coffees.