MonHeritage - Monlife

Welcome to MonLife Heritage

Abergavenny and Chepstow Museums are now closed for the winter.  We will reopen on Saturday 19th February 2022.  This is a planned period of closure to enable us to work on our collections, carry out staff training and refresh our exhibitions and shops.  We look forward to seeing you again soon.  Please note the grounds of Abergavenny Castle will remain open – 11am – 4pm (Closed 23rd December to 4th January inclusive) and Monmouth Museum remains closed as we continue with our move to Shire Hall.


MonLife Heritage operates a number of sites and attractions throughout Monmouthshire; from castles to countryside walks, there is something for everyone.

Shire Hall
Shire Hall

Welcome to the Shire Hall. A significant historic building in the heart of Monmouth, South Wales.

Caldicot Castle
Caldicot Castle

Explore its history, enjoy walks through the park and refreshments in the tea room.

Old Station Tintern
Old Station Tintern

The Old Station, Tintern, nestles beside the River Wye in the heart of the Wye Valley.

Abergavenny Museum
Abergavenny Museum

Abergavenny Museum houses a wonderful collection of artefacts, permanent displays and temporary...

Chepstow Museum
Chepstow Museum

Chepstow Museum reveals the rich and varied past of this ancient town, once an important port and market centre.

Monmouth Museum
Monmouth Museum

Horatio Nelson was born in Norfolk, died at sea, and is buried in St. Paul’s Cathedral – yet Monmouth is home to...