Porthcawl Museum


The Old Police Station, John Street, Porthcawl, CF36 3DT
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The Victorian wash house

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The museum has many collections on offer, including the 49th Reconnaissance Regiment, Samtampa Disaster 1947, Porthcawl Railway and archaeological finds and records from local churches.

Guide Prices

Adults:- £1.00
Children:- 50p



  • Disabled Accessibility
  • Facilities for Hearing Impaired Visitors
  • Guide Dogs Permitted

Children & Infants

  • Accept children all ages

Establishment Features

  • Cater for groups
  • Dogs Accepted
  • Gift shop

Key Features

  • Non smoking establishment

Parking & Transport

  • Parking (charge)

Tours and Demonstrations

  • Educational Visits Accepted

Map & Directions

Road Directions

Junction 37 from the M4 or the A48 from Bridgend. The Museum is in John Street which is pedestrianised from 11:00 to 17:00. There are 2 car parks within 5 minutes of the Museum at Dock Street and Mary Street. Bus stop at the top of John Street, 5 minutes walk from the Museum. Accessible by Public Transport: Pyle station is 3 miles away.


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Opening Times

* Opening Times:
Tuesday - Friday 10-12pm & 2-4pm
Saturday - 10-4pm
Closed Sunday & Monday

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