About Blaenavon World Heritage Centre
Blaenavon formed part of the birthplace of the Industrial Revolution, where coal was dug and iron was formed. You can still see countless physical reminders and remains which allow you to trace the development of the Industrial Revolution.
At the Centre you can browse the traditional displays and videos that illustrate the extraordinary history of the area and you can delve deeper into the history of Blaenavon by using interactive touch screens to explore a range of topics, including standards of living, geology, transport systems and World Heritage.
Attractions within the site include:
Big Pit National Coal Museum of Wales
Blaenafon Community Heritage & Cordell Museum
Pontypool & Blaenavon Railway
Monmouthshire & Brecon Canal
Blaenafon Cheddar Company and Mountain Tours
For further information on these attractions, as well as other information on the World Heritage Site, contact the Tourist Information Centre, located at Blaenavon Ironworks, Telephone number: (01495) 792615.