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CEFN COED COLLIERY is unique, standing as it does in one of the most beautiful and unspoilt valleys in the South Wales coalfield.

Discover what it was like for miners who worked underground in some of the most difficult conditions experienced anywhere in the world.

Whether you live in the area and want to know more about your history and heritage, or you are a visitor to Wales, a visit to Cefn Coed Colliery Museum will surprise you.


MUSEUM EXHIBITS include a magnificent steam winding engine, now electrically driven.
A simulated coal mine shaft for you to experience underground working conditions in the early days of coal mining.
A fascinating display of mining tools and equipment.
The museum also houses a unique a local gas tram from the 1920ís, now restored to it's former original condition.

GREAT SOUVENIR & GIFT SHOP has one of the best selections of genuine and reproduction miner's lamps in South Wales, as well as a selection of books on the coal industry.

The shop is open throughout the Museum opening hours and can be visited separately from the Museum itself, so why not visit our shop for that special souvenir of Wales?


A view of the headgear at Cefn Coed museum



The magnificent winding engine in motion.

The Museum is currently
closed due to renovation


For further details and information
Telephone: 01639-750556 or write to:
The Manager
Cefn Coed Museum
SA10 8SN



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