Pontypool Museum

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Pontypool Museum
Amgueddfa Pont-y-pŵl
Pontypool Museum.jpg
Location Pontypool Park, Pontypool, Wales
Coordinates 51°42′N 3°02′W / 51.70°N 3.04°W / 51.70; -3.04
Website www.pontypoolmuseum.org.uk

Pontypool Museum (Welsh: Amgueddfa Pont-y-pŵl) - formerly the Valley Inheritance Museum - is a museum located in Pontypool, Torfaen, south Wales. It situated in a Georgian stable block that once formed part of residence of the Hanbury family - local ironmasters during the 18th and 19th centuries.

The collections[edit]

The museum has permanent and visiting exhibitions throughout the year detailing the industrial, social and cultural heritage and history of the Torfaen valley and Pontypool. Collections include local artefacts (clocks, household objects, ephemera) and a large collection of Pontypool & Usk Japanware, which was produced from the mid-18th century. Local artists also show at the museum.

The Dobell-Moseley Library & Archive is available for doing research into the local area.

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