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The Waterfront Museum

Overview

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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Opening times

Tuesday - Sunday, 10am – 4:30pm

Hostels nearby

YHA Gower exterior

YHA Gower

WiFi
Free parking on premises
Sole use

The Waterfront Museum

Swansea , Swansea, SA1 1SN

Map references

OS Grid Ref: SS 65918 92758

Lat/Lng: 51.617963, -3.938115

Contact information

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