Abergavenny Museum and Castle, Abergavenny

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  • August 16, 2017
    FREE! What a very very good place to goofball the family. Punic, children trail, lovely grounds and castle, xcellent maintenance, PLUS a brilliant museum, all FREE. An absolute must.  more »
  • August 8, 2017
    Abergavenny Castle provided a perfect backdrop for post ceremony Champagne and canapes and unique wedding photographs  more »
  • August 2, 2017
    We never actually got inside the castle grounds. We had our dog Molly and weren't allowed. As responsible dog owners we find it hard that in this day and age we aren't allowed in this type of place. I...  more »
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  • The grounds are so attractive enhanced with the inspiring graphic illustrations. However, this whole show and human effort put in is totally let down by the museum. Apart from the tramp-like curator, stubbing out his smoke as we entered, the scruffy exhibitions were totally irrelevant to the castle's history and experience. We were hoping for a historic review and a taste of 'life in the castle'. This should be the highlight of the visit, the jewel in the crown, but alas, our expectations were flattened.
  • As far as free places go, this is one of the best. Stunning grounds and plenty of information about the castle and life inside the castle made it a very interesting trip. The mesuem is small but packs a lot of information and artifacts in ranging from early man to WWII. Well worth a visit!
  • I grew up in Abergavenny, and returned to Wales for half term holidays. We took the kids to the castle. Grounds are excellent for the kids to play at Knights and Dragons, however when my just 3 year old needed the toilet we weren't allowed to use the museum's facilities as they were "just about to close for lunch"; 15 mins before the advertised closing time. Managed to get to the nearest public loo in the post office car park and back before the attendant actually locked up and left. The grounds are still excellent and worth a visit and the history is very interesting hence the 4stars but the welcome from staff is definitely lacking.
  • Beautiful views of the Blorange mountain. Very interesting exhibits in the museum which change regularly
  • Nice place to spend a few hours and it's free

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