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Newport Museum and Art Gallery

  • Newport
  • Indoor
  • Ages 9+
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Attraction Information

Since 1888 Newport Museum and Art Gallery has been collecting evidence of Newport's history, culture and environment. The archaeology collections span over 100 years of collecting and represent thousands of years of human activity in and around Newport.

Natural History: The point on the world which is now Newport began many millions of years ago and has moved gradually from just below the equator to the north west edge of Europe.

The Social History collection in the museum is made up of 20,700 objects reflecting the everyday lives of ordinary people in Newport and the surrounding areas over the last 200 years.

Opening hours

Tuesday to Friday 09:30 - 17:00

Saturday 09:30 - 16:00

Closed on Monday, Sunday and Bank Holidays.


Free admission

Travel & Contact Information


John Frost Square, Newport, Monmouthshire and Gwent, NP20 1PA, Wales

Phone number

01633 656656



Click here to visit Newport Museum and Art Gallery's website.

FAQ & Additional Information

No, there is no parking.

Yes, there are toilets, accessible toilets and baby changing facilities.

Disabled access toilets and baby changing facilities provided.

Yes, there are baby changing facilities.

Yes, you can bring a picnic.

Yes, there is an onsite restaurant and snacks are available.

Drinks and snacks from vending machines.

Yes, Newport Museum and Art Gallery is wheelchair friendly and has accessible toilets.

Yes, Newport Museum and Art Gallery have stated they are pushchair friendly.

Newport Museum and Art Gallery has not told us if they are dog friendly.

Additional Info

Anything else I should know?

There is an onsite shop

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