Swansea Maritime Museum

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The steam tug - 'Canning' at swansea marina and the lightship Helwick', which

spent much of its life warning ships about the Helwick Sandbank in the Bristol Channel.

The National Waterfront Museum at Swansea marina, is housed in a magnificent building . A Grade II listed former dockside warehouse (formerly the Swansea Industrial & Maritime Museum) built in 1902, contrasts with a spectacular new glass and slate structure

Opened in 2005, it represents one of National Museum Wales's biggest, most ambitious projects, costing over £35m.

The museum tells the story of industry and innovation in Wales, now and over the last 300 years

 Here you can discover the Transport, Materials and Networks that were so important,and  that contributed so much to the industrial history of our nation.

While Swansea has a long history, it has also evolved rapidly in recent years. The City Centre has extended seaward into the award-winning Marina and Maritime Quarter, where you'll find attractions including the National Waterfront Museum, Swansea Museum, the Dylan Thomas Centre,

The mission art gallery, and the LC leisure complex, and waterpark.