Tenby Museum & Art Gallery



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The museum covers the local heritage from prehistory to the present in galleries devoted to archaeology, geology, maritime history, militaria and bygones. The art galleries concentrate on local associations with an important collection of works by Augustus John, Gwen John and others. There are child-friendly trails and art exhibitions that change regularly.

Tenby Museum & Art Gallery
Castle Hill, TENBY, SA70 7BP
Phone : 01834 842809


  • Parking nearby
  • Steps to disabled toilet, not suitable wheelchair users & all but 1 gallery accessible
  • Facilities: Lift, exterior ramps
Opening times
  • Open all year
  • Opening Times: Open summer, daily 10-5; winter Tue-Sat (last admission 4.30)

About the area

Discover Pembrokeshire

Wales meets the Atlantic Ocean in spectacular fashion at Pembrokeshire. Unlike the West Country, Pembrokeshire can offer the coast without the crowds, and quaint fishing villages without those huge coach parks. Volcanic eruptions and earth movements have left a tortured rocky coastline of some 160 miles, whose beauty and drama have been recognised by National Park status. 

Sometimes known as ‘Little England Beyond Wales’, the county has held a fascination for English visitors ever since the first Norman warlords forced their way in 800 years ago, leaving a string of 50 fine castles in their wake. The anonymous author of The Mabinogion, an 11th-century collection of Welsh folk legends, started it all. His description of the old Celtic kingdom of Dyfed (which encompasses Cardiganshire, Carmarthenshire and Pembrokeshire) as ‘the land of magic and enchantment’ was perhaps the earliest written attempt to sum up the outstanding natural beauty of this wonderful westernmost outpost of Wales. This is a county where you can take it easy on the sandy beaches, make sport out of those Atlantic waves, or discover the mysteries of St David’s or the ancient Preseli Hills.

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