Pembroke Museum is situated in Pembroke’s Georgian Town Hall, a Grade II listed building with much to interest the visitor. On the first floor (a lift is available for disabled access) is the old Courtroom which now houses the Museum. Here you can follow the fascinating Story of Pembroke to discover the prestigious history of the town, one of the oldest in Wales and famous as the birthplace of Henry VII. Amongst its collections are the silent movies of William Haggar, pioneer of the British cinema; an authentic 19th Century Welsh costume collection; an exhibition of children’s toys; maritime heritage artefacts and an extensive archive of old photographs and oral history. Children are welcome and there is a children’s corner with activities.
On the first floor also, you can take a look at the Council Chamber where the Town Council holds monthly meetings presided over by the Mayor
New exhibitions for 2023!
Pembroke Town Hall Murals
The Pembroke Murals are a series of wall panels painted by husband and wife team, George and Jeanne Lewis of Pembroke.
The Murals depict notable events, scenes and people in Pembroke during its development and history from the Stone Age to early 20th Century, are on permanent display in the foyer and upper landing of Pembroke Town Hall.
The Pembroke Murals are proving to be a prominent tourist attraction.
The Guide is also available at Pembroke Town Hall and can be purchased for £1.
Pembroke Town Trail
Find out more about historic Pembroke by following the Town Trail which begins at Pembroke Town Hall and is marked out in 30 bronze plaques set into the pavements along the route. The attractive Town Trail booklet with fold out map can be obtained from the Town Hall and costs just £1.50. (All proceeds in support of Pembroke Museum). You can also follow the Trail digitally by scanning the plaques bearing QR codes sited around the town. As an added plus, the digital Trail is bi-lingual in Welsh and English. To find our more, go to https://www.pembroketowntrail.wales
The illustrated Town Trail Booklet with fold out map is available to buy at the Museum, TIC, Castle and various outlets in the town for just £1.50
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Pembroke Town Council
Pembroke Town Hall
Phone: (01646) 683092
Pembroke Civic Trust
West Wales Maritime Heritage Society