y Gaer is a new cultural hub in Brecon. The project will develop Brecknock Museum and Brecon Library as a valuable community resource for the people of Brecon and the surrounding area. Y Gaer will provide opportunities for participation and volunteering and will become a significant tourist attraction.
Due to Welsh Government Covid restrictions the y Gaer Museum and Gallery will be closed until further notice. y Gaer Library Services will remain open on the current advertised reduced opening hours.
The key features include:
- New 21st century public library facilities for adults and children
- New museum gallery spaces with increased flexibility for visiting exhibitions
- Restoring and conserving the Grade II* Listed Brecknock Shire Hall and Assize Court, both inside and out
- Community and education rooms providing shared learning experiences
- Café and shop
The museum part of y Gaer will be open to visitors for limited hours only from Friday 31st July 2020.
Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays only: 10am to 1pm & 1:30pm to 4pm.