Pontypool Museum

Pontypool Museum has changing exhibitions relating to the industrial, cultural and social history of the Torfaen valley and Pontypool, as well as an art gallery.

The museum is housed in a Georgian stable block with a cobbled courtyard. Its collections include local domestic artefacts such as Victorian clocks, household objects and ephemera, and a large collection of Pontypool and Usk Japanware, which was produced in the town from the mid 18th century. 

Visiting Pontypool Museum

The museum is open all year round. Admission charges apply.

How to get there

Pontypool is on the southeastern edge of the National Park. The museum is next to Pontypool Park, close to the town centre.

Nearest town or village


OS grid reference

Explorer Map OL13 or Landranger 161 – SO283011

Opening times

Tue–Fri 10am–5pm, Sat–Sun & Bank Holidays 2pm–5pm. Other Mondays closed.


Pontypool Museum, Park Buildings, Park Road, Pontypool NP4 6JH, tel 01495 752036, www.pontypoolmuseum.org.uk


Café and gift shop


Museum car park


In the building, with disabled access


All areas are on one level and fully accessible