A Walking Tour of Aberdare’s Jewish History

The Jewish community in Aberdare dates from the 1860s. Slater’s Directory of South Wales for 1858/59 includes the name of Harris Freedman, and Lyons and Hyman are listed as trading in Aberdare as [...]


The Cynon Valley in Prehistory: The Mesolithic

The Cynon Valley in Prehistory The prehistory of the Cynon Valley remains a distant image, its past obscured. Through archaeological investigations, we have begun to learn more about the valley’s [...]


Cynon Valley Museum: Covid-19 Update

The Covid-19 pandemic has undoubtedly been the greatest challenge to the survival of the Cynon Valley Museum Trust. Our doors have been closed for almost 5 months and our income has dropped close [...]