1940s Swansea Bay, Swansea

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  • June 24, 2017
    We visited a few years ago. I love all the history relating to ww1, ww2 and collieries etc. So much time and effort has gone into this museum. Realistic views on what happened during war time.  more »
  • April 11, 2017
    Although a little cloudy...and the tide was out. Many possibilities...there is a good flat footpath all along the bay ...next to the beach...nice little cafe .....did not get to sample city life it wa...  more »
  • March 2, 2017
    My girlfriend and I visited the 1940's museum in Swansea a couple of weeks back. On arrival, the gates were locked, even though the opening times online suggested they'd be open. The answerphone messa...  more »
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  • The 1940 Museum is worth a visit, really good collection and very knowledgable and friendly staff.
  • Private museum and historic collection. A must visit location. Within, you find a walking street, early 1940,s. Realistic rebuild, included pub.. single admission, as of Nov 2016, about 5.50 pounds. Fair enough! Card payment accepted. Free parking available.
  • An enjoyable visit, we had to cut our journey short but the time we spent there was great. The stuff they've got there is the sort of thing everyone had in their house. We were entertained by stories from wartime and the gentleman (sorry I can't remember his name) made you think about how bad things were and how much we've advanced (if you can call it that). This is privately funded by 2 brothers that wanted to educate children about what happened in Swansea during the war. As it's about swansea, our city why isn't it better supported by the council or Welsh office? It is well worth a visit to reflect on where we've come from.
  • Very interesting and very educational. Immersive given how much 1940s stuff there is. Needs a good clean as quite a lot of dust has accumulated! Could be even better with a bit more touching up here and there.
  • Love the place.

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