AIM_size_designation Medium Museum (20,000 to 50,000 visitors p.a.)
AIM_size_source mm.aim.0023
Accreditation Accredited
Accreditation_source mm.mald.120
Address_line_1 Llanfrecha Way
Address_line_2 Llanyrafon
Admin_hierarchy /Wales/Torfaen (Welsh UA)
Alternative_museum_name Amgueddfa Pontypool Museum
Alternative_museum_name_source mm.aim.0023
DOMUS_Subject_Matter social history
DOMUS_identifier 1161
Deprivation_index 4
Deprivation_index_crime 1
Deprivation_index_education 4
Deprivation_index_employment 3
Deprivation_index_health 5
Deprivation_index_housing 6
Deprivation_index_income 4
Deprivation_index_services 9
Geodemographic_group Services Manufacturing and Mining Legacy
Geodemographic_group_code 6ar
Geodemographic_group_name_long 6ar-Services Manufacturing and Mining Legacy
Geodemographic_subgroup Mining Legacy
Geodemographic_subgroup_code 6a2r
Geodemographic_subgroup_name_long 6a2r-Mining Legacy
Geodemographic_supergroup Services and Industrial Legacy
Geodemographic_supergroup_code 6r
Geodemographic_supergroup_name_long 6r-Services and Industrial Legacy
Governance Government-Local_Authority
Identifier_used_in_source_database WA000047
Latitude 51.703685
Longitude -3.038798
Name_of_museum Pontypool Museum
Notes Hybrid (Devolved 1978 - Trust established to operate Torfaen Borough Council's museum assets. Museum premises and collections leased to Trust. New acquisitions become the property of the Trust but revert to Council ownership when that body is would up). Previously known as Valley Inheritance Museum
Postcode NP4 6JH
Primary_provenance_of_data domus
Region_country Wales
Size medium
Size_prov domus
Subject_Matter Local_Histories
Town_or_City Cwmbran
Visitor_Numbers_Data 0:56890:2016:MA(fam) year stated
Year_closed 9999:9999
Year_opened 1978:1978
Year_opened_source Babbidge, Ewles & Smith. 2006. 'Moving to Museum Trusts' (p. 85)
media 0
project_id mm.domus.WA047