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National Waterfront Museum



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About the museum

The National Waterfront Museum at Swansea tells the story of industry and innovation in Wales, now and over the last 300 years.

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The Working for Victory: Welsh Industry and the First World War exhibition will be unavailable on Sat 29 & Sun 30 November. We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.

What's on

  • Exhibition

    Dylan's Words: A Waterfront Literary Trail

    In celebration of the centenary anniversary of the birth of Swansea’s most famous poet, we will be complementing our permanent displays with quotations from the works of Dylan Thomas selected by poet and Dylan-scholar Peter Thabit Jones.

    July 12 2014March 1 2015

  • Talk

    Wines for Christmas

    Get into the festive spirit with a special selection of wines to accompany the holiday season – featuring regional music and location maps.

    28 November

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