History Exhibition: The Life of Caradog

A History Exhibition by Cynon Valley Museum This July Cynon Valley Museum will be hosting a FREE history exhibition ‘The Life of Caradog’ celebrating the life and achievements of [...]


CVMT Celebrates Its Volunteers

From the very beginning, volunteers have played an instrumental role in the Cynon Valley Museum. From campaigning to reopen to embedding the museum in our community, volunteers have been [...]


Apply for our Winter Exhibition 2022!

Cynon Valley Museum Trust is delighted to be bringing back its Winter Exhibition, celebrating a range of artists from across the Cynon Valley and beyond! The Winter Exhibition has been an annual [...]


Italian Catering Businesses in the Cynon Valley

The old Italian cafes of Valleys’ towns and villages evoke images of cosy, friendly, and warm establishments where you could go with friends and family to relax, eat, and drink. Many of us have [...]


Miners’ Safety Lamps: A Local Product

The museum has safety lamps on display with miners’ tags and other equipment. Only equipment to the layman, but essential and lifesaving to miners who see these artifices as symbols of the [...]


Collect Your Free Museum at Home Arts Parks

Cynon Valley Museum in partnership with Amguedffa Cymru and Welsh Museums Federation as part of the “Winter of Wellbeing” funded by the Welsh Government we will be giving out 200 free [...]


Elaine Morgan Statue Unveiled in Mountain Ash

On Friday 18th March, hundreds of people gathered to witness the unveiling the statue of Elaine Morgan OBE outside the Tŷ Calon Lân Medical Centre, Mountain Ash. Elaine Morgan (1920 – 2013) was a [...]


Women Supporting the Miners

From the onset of mining history, women were involved with the mining industry in their support.  Female activists in the mining community protested alongside their husbands, fathers and brothers [...]


Criw Celf Art Sessions at CVM

Criw Celf are back at the museum! Join local artist Caitlin Flood-Molyneux (https://www.floodmolyneuxart.com/) leading a series of collage and mixed media sessions for different age groups, [...]


Women’s History Month Panel Discussion

This year Cynon Valley Museum is happy to be hosting a panel event to celebrate and discuss Women’s History Month. Our panel speakers include Karin Mear, local artist and Heritage and [...]