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Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, and following instruction from Welsh Government, our Museums will be closed from Saturday 5 December. We will open again as soon as the closure restrictions for museums across Wales is lifted.


There are four museums run by Powys County Council, which display local artefacts and hold exhibitions about the culture and heritage of the county.

Brecknock Museum and Art Gallery

Address: Glamorgan Street, Brecon, LD3 7DW; Telephone: 01874 624121; Email:

Llanidloes Museum

Address: Town Hall, Great Oak Street, Llanidloes, Powys, SY18 6BN; Telephone: 01686 412855 ; Email:

Radnorshire Museum

Address: Temple Street, Llandrindod Wells, Powys, LD1 5DL; Telephone: 01597 824513; Email:

Powysland Museum

Address: Y Lanfa/The Wharf: Powysland Museum and Welshpool Library, Canal Wharf, Welshpool, SY21 7AQ; Telephone: 01938 553001; Email:

y Gaer

y Gaer is a new cultural hub in Brecon. A valuable community resource for the people of Brecon and the surrounding area.

Independent Museums

Find an independent museum based within Powys here

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