Aberystwyth University School of Art Gallery & Museum

Aberystwyth University, School of Art, Buarth Mawr
Aberystwyth SY23 1NG


The School of Art promotes its art collection as a public resource. It offers primary research material for public reference and in its galleries a regular programme of public exhibitions. Collections: Our superb collection of 20th century British ceramics from pioneer studio pottery to contemporary, together with Welsh slipware and porcelain, is housed and displayed in the Ceramics Gallery at Aberystwyth Arts Centre on the University campus. The School of Art houses other ceramic collections that are available for study by appointment, most notably 18th-century British Delft, Art Pottery, and Japanese ceramics that include Satsuma and Bizenware.

Ceredigion Museum

Terrace Road
Aberystwyth SY23 2AQ


Ceredigion Museum is housed in a restored Edwardian Theatre. It has been described as 'one of the most beautiful museum interiors in Britain'. Collections: The museum displays objects of all ages from the county of Ceredigion (Cardiganshire). Most of the displays are of the Victorian period and later.

CyMAL: Museums Archives & Libraries Wales

Welsh Assembly Government, Rhodfa Padarn
Aberystwyth SY23 3UR


CyMAL: Museums Archives and Libraries Wales (CyMAL) represents a significant investment by the Welsh Government in the development of local museums, archives and libraries services which meet 21st century needs.

Internal Fire, Museum of Power

Castell Pridd
Tanygroes SA43 2JS


The museum is dedicated to the history of the internal combustion engine in industry over the last 100 years and aims to display all exhibits in working order. The displays change on a yearly basis and the museum now runs over twenty engines on a daily basis throughout the summer. Collections: The collection covers early oil engines through to gas turbines but with the emphasis on diesel power from the 1920s to the 1960s.

Llywernog Silver-lead Mine Museum, The

Aberystwyth SY23 3AB


A restored water-powered silver-lead mine dating from the 18th and 19th centuries. A seven-acre site with working machinery and underground mine tours.

National Wool Museum

Dre-fach Felindre
Llandysul SA44 5UP


Wool was historically the most important and widespread of Wales' industries. The picturesque village of Dre-fach Felindre in the beautiful Teifi valley was once the centre of a thriving woollen industry earning the nickname 'The Huddersfield of Wales'.

Welsh Quilt Centre, The

High Street
Lampeter SA48 7BB


This is the venue to see, enjoy and participate in Wales' rich quilt making heritage. The centre includes an annual quilt exhibition, gallery shop and workshops.