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
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
magnificent steam winding engine, now electrically driven.
simulated coal mine shaft for you to experience underground working conditions
in the early days of coal
fascinating display of mining tools and equipment.
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
The magnificent winding engine in