Blaina Heritage Action Group Museum

Blaina, Blaenau Gwent, Blaina, Blaenau Gwent, NP13 3BN, Wales

Blaina Heritage Action Group have just openned their new state of art museum. The museum displays the heritage and history of Blaina and the local area. The facility includes brand-new displays including sections on the local coal and iron industries, chapels, schools, local celebrities, and a fully furnished reconstruction of a Victorian Welsh Kitchen. They also hold local census returns from 1871 through to 1901 and cemetery records that are an important resource for genealogists a local history researchers. They also hold a wealth of information on local history and personal records, from Chartism to rugby -after all Blaina is the home of Grand slam hero Mike Ruddock.