Opening Times

Summer Season

Easter to October

10am - 4pm Daily

Winter Season

November to Easter

10.30am - 3.30pm

Tuesday - Sunday (inc Bank Holidays)


Access around the Museum and the Visitor Centre is suitable for wheelchair users. Disabled toilets are located in front of the museum entrance. If you need more information please contact us for further advice.

Audio Guides

Audio guides are available free of charge in both Welsh and English to take you on a step-by-step tour of the museum. Wind up powered audio u-turns, in both Welsh and English, are housed within both the Engine House and Lamp Room.

Special Requirements

Visit Us

Adults - £3

Senior Citizens / Children - £2

Under 5's - free


How to find us

We are located within the Afan Forest Park Visitor Centre, Cynonville, Port Talbot. For more information about facilities based at the Visitor Centre visit their website. Facilities include an on-site cafe and campsite.

Travelling by Car

Our post code is SA13 3HG. Take exit 40 off the M4 then the A4107 off the roundabout signposted Cymmer and Afan Forest Park. Take the left at the mini roundabout then continue for approximately six miles and the Museum is on your right in the Afan Forest Park.

Travelling by Bus

From Bridgend and Maesteg: First Cymru 32 & 36 to Cymmer; connections to Visitor Centre.

From Port Talbot: First Cymru 23 direct to Visitor Centre.

From Neath & Swansea: First Cymru 159 to Pontrhydyfen; connections to Visitor Centre.

Bus information Traveline Cymru 

0871 200 22 33 

text 84268

Please let us know in advance if you have any special requirements. We will endeavour to do all we can to meet your needs.


We encourage all teachers to make a free familiarisation visit to the site as part of an educational booking. If you would like to speak to our Education Officer to arrange a pre-visit please telephone 01639 851833 or use our contact form.


Groups are advised to book in advance by emailing or by calling 01639 851 833 to ensure tour guides are available.

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