Pontypool Museum


Pontypool Museum – formerly the Valley Inheritance Museum – is a museum located in Pontypool, Torfaen, south Wales. It situated in a Georgian stable block that once formed part of residence of the Hanbury family – local ironmasters during the 18th and 19th centuries.  Managed by Torfaen Museum Trust who have been safeguarding and collecting art, historical objects and cultural artefacts since 1978.

There are over 15,000 items on view from our collections ranging from prehistoric objects and medieval treasure troves, to industrial revolution collections,  and fine & decorative art including the famous Pontypool Japanware.

It is also home to the Pontypool RFC memorabilia collection which contains some lovely caps feature below (PM)