MonHeritage - Monlife

Welcome to MonLife Heritage

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

  • Abergavenny and Chepstow Museums are open every day 11-4 (except for Wednesdays when we are closed)
  • Abergavenny Castle grounds will be open every day 11-4  
  • Monmouth Museum remains closed as we continue with our move to Shire Hall.

For details of our half term activities, CLICK HERE

For details of our latest exhibition, CLICK HERE


How can we better involve young people in Monmouthshire Museums?

This is the question we are hoping to find the answer to! We are four young people from the area working on ways to improve the museum service for young people like us. Working with MonLife Heritage and the Federation of Museums in Wales, the four of us are consulting with both museums and young people in the area for this project; visiting heritage sites to assess the current museum service; and speaking with a variety of young people face-to-face and online to work out how best to develop our museums. We also have an online survey to ensure everyone can be involved in improving our museums.

Our aim is to ensure a museum service that better serves young people, and encourages the next generation to become engaged with the heritage sector and the history of their community. This project also will provide a foundation for the heritage sector to build on, informing the ways we develop the museum service into the future.

If you’d like a say in the future of our museums, fill in our questionnaire using the link below. We are so excited to be working on this project with you! To access the survey CLICK HERE


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...