Tenby Museum and Art Gallery
Tenby Museum & Art Gallery stands as the oldest independent museum in Wales. Established in 1878 it continues to develop its collections and displays to preserve and promote the history of the town, giving a sense of place and heritage to both the local person and the visitor. Our collection ranges from natural history, prehistory, social history and fine art, all of which help tell the story of Tenby and the locality.
We have two art galleries – one which houses our permanent collection including works by Augustus and Gwen John, Kyffin Williams, David Jones, Claudia Williams, Gwilym Prichard, Meirion Jones, Nicky Wire (of Manic Street Preachers), John Uzzell Edward, Fiore de Henriquez and John Piper to name but a few.
Our second art gallery hosts up to eight exhibitions a year. Many of these are sales exhibitions where original works of art by contemporary artists can be purchased. The gallery shows works in various mediums including paintings, photographs, ceramics, glassware and sculpture. We will continue to provide relevant, interesting and challenging art exhibitions working with artists, community groups and societies of high acclaim as well as supporting the work of new and upcoming artists.
As an independent museum, we have to charge an admission charge (£4.95 for adults, all accompanied children have free admission) but this non-transferable ticket is valid for one year after the day of purchase.
Upcoming EventsThis member has no scheduled events at the moment, but feel free to come back soon or check out what events other members may have.
Hear to See
Tenby Museum made the decision to open up access to its collections via a series of podcasts, specifically for those with visual impairment. Discover their new venture, Tenby Museum Tales.