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Museum:Nelson Museum & Local History Centre at Monmouth Nelson Museum

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Museum, free entry

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Nelson Museum

Nelson Museum

From Monday 9 November, non-essential businesses in Wales are able to open their doors again for those within Wales. Please contact the business before visiting to check opening hours and whether advance booking is required. Look out for businesses with the ‘We’re Good to Go’ industry kite mark for assurance that the business is following government and industry COVID-19 guidelines, ensuring processes are in place to maintain cleanliness and aid physical distancing.

Address

Priory Street,
Monmouth,
Monmouthshire,
NP25 3XA

Contact

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Details

Find out about the life, loves, death and commemoration of the famous admiral through displays of weapons, pictures, fine ceramics, silver and glass, ships models and letters.

Horatio Nelson was born in Norfolk, died at sea, and is buried in St. Paul's Cathedral - yet Monmouth is home to a magnificent collection of Nelson material. Find out about the origins of the collection, and about the life, loves, death and commemoration of the famous admiral through displays of weapons, pictures, fine ceramics, silver and glass, ships models and letters.

The history of the ancient Wye Valley market town is illustrated in displays in the same building. Charles Stuart Rolls, co-founder of Rolls-Royce, lived near Monmouth and his exploits in balloons, early motor cars and aeroplanes are also seen in the History Center.
Educational groups free (Pre-booking)
Museum shop
Children admitted free (when accompanied by an adult)
In the town centre clsoe to parking & shops
Exhibition programmes all year (art, craft, local history, general interest)

Opening details

Due to Coronavirus we have reduced opening. We will be open Tuesdays and Saturdays, with tickets available below.

Please note that due to the Wales 'Firebreak' lockdown, the museum will be closed for dates between Friday 23rd October and Monday 9th November. Tickets can still be booked after these dates.

Prices

Free entry

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Directions

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Map reference: SO 507129  Lat: 51.81254 Long: -2.71652

Monmouth is on the A40

Parking: with charge

Accessible by Public Transport: 15 miles from Abergavenny station

Facilities

  • Baby changing facilitiesBaby changing facilities
  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • Credit cards accepted (no fee)Credit cards accepted (no fee)
  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • Education/study areaEducation/study area
  • Facilities for educational visitsFacilities for educational visits
  • Gift shopGift shop
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Regional Tourist Board MemberRegional Tourist Board Member
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
  • Children welcomeChildren welcome
  • Disabled accessDisabled access
  • Dogs not accepted (except guidedogs)Dogs not accepted (except guidedogs)
  • Smoking not allowedSmoking not allowed
  • Facilities for hearing impairedFacilities for hearing impaired
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