Welcome to MonLife Heritage

We are delighted to announce that our museums in Abergavenny and Chepstow are now open every day with the exception of Wednesday 11am – 4pm.

We have been working tirelessly behind the scenes to get our museum and shop ready to welcome you all back through our doors! We cannot wait to see you all!

Please note Monmouth Museum remains closed whilst we continue to work on the collections.

  • There is no need to book ahead of your visit, you can simply walk in.
  • Please be aware that we will be limiting the number of visitors allowed in the museum at any one time.
  • Visitors will need to wear a mask or face covering and follow social distancing whilst in the museum.
  • Hand sanitiser will be provided at various points throughout the museum.
  • Visitors will be required to fill in a contact Track & Trace form – all of which are in accordance to Welsh Government Covid guidelines.
  • Where possible please use card to purchase goods.

Abergavenny Castle grounds will be open daily to the public between 11am and 4pm.

We look forward to welcoming you all back.

#MaketheComeback


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

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