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The Kidwelly Industrial Museum is set in the 13 acres of the original tinplate works of Kidwelly. The Museum interprets and displays information and artifacts from the tinplate works, the Morlais coal mine and other local industries. The Museum is unique in that it is the second oldest tinplate works in Wales and the only surviving tinplate works, in Britain, with the majority of its machinery and buildings in situ.

A new library service is to be opened at the Gwenllian Centre, Kidwelly on the 24th of August 2015. The library will be open every Monday between 9-1pm and every Wednesday between 1-5pm.

The Kidwelly Industrial Museum is run and maintained by a group of trustees all of whom are volunteers and group of enthusiastic volunteers (including the curator). this is supported by a small grant from the local authority, most of our funding comes from the generous donations from visitors.


The Museum has an Access plan which includes an introduction to the site, a site map and index, pre-visit information, directions to the Museum (by car, by train, by bus and walking), information to use during your visit, information about the different Museum buildings, the other areas in the Museum, intellectual access and access to the collection.

To read the Museum’s Access Plan click here
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Kidwelly Industrial Museum
SA17 4LW
Tel: 01554 891078/01267 228696
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