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17 March 2014
Pop Up Museum

Pop up museum Victoria Gardens Neath

Presented by Mike Davies

 Visitors and school children have been learning about life at Neath Abbey ruins, and the history of the town, at the pop up museum at Victoria Gardens Neath.

Local historian and author Robert King, was to hand to  answer questions relating to the town’s history, which included a walk to Neath castle.

There were numerous displays, which included Roman artefacts which were found in and around Neath including a model of Neath castle.

The event was interesting for all ages to learn about the past history of Neath.

Neath should have a dedicated museum for both young and old to enjoy, I believe that  Neath is the only town without a museum,  such a shame, as Neath has  a lot of history to share.

The event was attended by Cllr Ali Thomas, leader of Neath council, (centre right)

 Mike James, cabinet member for culture, (front left )
 Ken Tucker  Neath Antiquarian Society , (back right)

Sarah Mayberry Thomas, Audience Development Officer at Victoria Gardens (back left)

 Harriet Eton from the library and museum service,  (centre left) and local historian and author Robert King (front right).

Local historian and author Robert King  taking a group through town to Neath castle.

See the full  exhibition and tour by playing the following slide show. It's best viewed on full screen.

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