At the Heart of Our Community

Cynon Valley Museum is a centre of the Cynon community, we are more than just a history museum and art gallery we are a space for everyone. With our community rooms, free car park and excellent public transport connections we are at the centre of our community. How could you use the museum?

Currently at Cynon Valley Museum

Donate at Cynon Valley bra Bank

Bra Bank

Donate your unwanted bra’s at the museum. Donated bras raise essential funding to fight cancer and support small business in Africa.


Recycling Bag Collection Point

Cynon Valley Museum is a collection point for RCT Recycling, food and dog waste bags. Drop and collect your recycling bags, doing our little bit to keep Cynon clean and environmentally friendly.


To Do in the Cynon Valley

There is much more to do in the Cynon Valley and surrounding area, from industrial heritage to whisky and zip wires there is something for everyone.

Community notice board and leaflet stand

Community Notice Board and Leaflet Stand

Our community notice board and leaflet stand is free to use for any local community group and charities to share their latest activities and events. Drop of your leaflets and posters at the museum or get in touch to find out more.


Project Unity Cofee Afternoons

Join Project Unity at the museum for LGBTQ+ Coffee Afternoons!

The sessions will take place every fourth Saturday of the month (12-2pm)

Starting Saturday 23rd April!


Glamorgan Family History Society

 Aberdare Family History Society 

March 9th 2023 Meeting

This meeting will take place at the museum on Thursday 9th March, 2 – 4pm.

Guest Speaker: Ann Watts

‘Famous Aberdare / Cynon Valley People’

All Welcome

Entrance Fee £2.00

For further information contact Pat Rees 

01685 875528



Aberdare Scribblers

Aberdare Scribblers meet at the museum every Tuesday morning from 10.30am to 12.30pm.

The group encourages all forms and genres of creative writing. Meetings are fun and informal.

New members are welcome. There is a £3.00 charge per member per session.

Interested? Please contact Ann on 07873 254824 or 01685 877028 or email

Are you learning Welsh?

Visit the museum to buy from the Amdani series of books for adults who are learning Welsh – levels Entry, Foundation, Intermediate and Advanced.

Opening times: Tuesday – Saturday 10.00am – 3.00pm

Ydych chi’n dysgu Cymraeg?

Dewch i’r amgueddfa i brynu cyfres amdani ar gyfer oedolion sy’n dysgu Cymraeg – lefelau Mynediad, Sylfaen, Canolradd ac Uwch.

Ar agor: Dydd Mawrth – Dydd Sadwrn 10.00yb – 3.00yh

At the heart of the community, Cynon Valley Museum is an idea venue for your business, charity or group to meet. With excellent transport links, well accommodated rooms and affordable prices starting from £12.50 we are the ideal solution to your needs.

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