Museum gallery refurbishment Day 3

Posted by on Feb 11, 2016 in Blog, News | No Comments

Real progress now, and starting to take shape.  Today they are putting in the insulation and so not only will it be a new whizz bang all singing ‘n’ dancing gallery but will also feel a bit warmer and allow the visitor to enjoy the time in more comfort it will take learning about WWI. […]

Museum gallery refurbishment Day 2

Posted by on Feb 10, 2016 in Blog, News | No Comments

Today sees true progress in the refurbishment of the gallery at the museum.  The ceiling was taken down yesterday and this morning the two workmen (Gareth and Mark of EDK Building Services, who are excellent) have taken out the shaky joists and are replacing them with brand spanking new joists ready for the ceiling to […]

Four great talks

Posted by on Feb 9, 2016 in Blog, News | No Comments

We’ve organised four great talks for 2016 – and maybe more will follow, but book early as they are always popular. Friday 13th May “Plant Folklore and Foraging” by Vicky Tomlinson, member of South and West Wales Wildlife Trust Thursday 30th June “Roald Dahl” by Graham Laurie Friday 29th July, “Women and the First World […]

Museum gallery refurbishment Day 1

Posted by on Feb 9, 2016 in Blog, News | No Comments

Well, the refurbishment on what was the Maritime Gallery and will soon (we hope) see the opening of the World War One exhibition, commenced today.  And things did not get off to a bumper start.  It was found that the support of the ceiling were not solid enough to take another ceiling and so the […]

Museum says thank you to a loyal supporter and volunteer

Posted by on Feb 9, 2016 in Blog, News | No Comments

Today Tenby Museum said a big thank you to Doug Perry, who recently celebrated his 90th birthday.  Doug had been a loyal volunteer for over 20 years, as well as a trustee, but sadly hung up his volunteer cap a few years ago.  He is still a loyal and vocal supporter of the museum as […]

RNLI in the Great War Exhibition

Posted by on Feb 4, 2016 in Blog, Exhibition Archive, News | No Comments

The new exhibition at Tenby Museum is the RNLI’s Hope in the Great War exhibition, which commemorates the centenary of the First World War and honours the courage of those who endeavoured  to save lives whilst the world was in the midst of unparalleled conflict. The exhibition is touring RNLI museums, lifeboat stations and partner museums […]

Preparing for World War One exhibition

Posted by on Jan 29, 2016 in Blog, News | No Comments

Preparations are well underway for the World War One exhibition at the museum.  The first draft of the bilingual interpretive panels will be undergoing proof reading this weekend (that’s my Sunday mapped out!) and the gallery is undergoing refurbishment with new lighting and dry lining and plastering taking place over the next few weeks.  There […]

One of the top 20 places in Wales to see stunning works of art

Posted by on Jan 21, 2016 in Blog, News | No Comments

Tenby Museum & Art Gallery was recently listed 6th place in the Top 20 Places in Wales to See Stunning Works of Art on the BuzzFeed Community website. The museum houses a fine collection of art and artists represented in the permanent collection reads like a Who’s Who in 20th century art – Augustus and […]

Take advantage of the museum’s Spring Promotion

Posted by on Jan 16, 2016 in Blog, News | No Comments

Tenby Museum is offering a special Spring Promotion!  With every admission ticket purchased, you can chose  a free book or poster from a fine selection on offer as part of this promotion. These free gifts include a choice of a poster of Tenby in 1586 from the painting by Eric Bradforth which is on display […]

Come along to an Art Exhibition at Paxton Court

Posted by on Jan 15, 2016 in Blog, Event Archive, News | No Comments

Tenby Museum is holding an art exhibition of works by four local artists to the hosted by McCarthy & Stone at Paxton Court, White Lion Street, Tenby on Friday 22 January between 5.30pm and 7.00pm. McCarthy & Stone, in an ongoing commitment to the local community,  are generously supporting the museum by donating £10 for […]