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Thomas Telford Centre, Mona Road, Menai Bridge, LL59 5EA
https://menaibridges.co.uk/ Visit Site
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The Menai Bridges Museum

A community project dedicated to celebrating Anglesey’s two world famous bridges – the Menai Suspension Bridge, built by Thomas Telford, and the Britannia Bridge, built by Robert Stephenson – The Menai Bridges Museum is a fully accredited museum with exhibits of various artefacts and drawings, films and quizzes and qualified guides ready to help you explore the history of the bridges, but also of Anglesey during their construction, the outstanding natural beauty of the Straits and the story of the people of Menai Bridge.

  • See artefacts from the original bridges
  • Watch films of their reconstruction
  • Build a bridge a bridge of your own or test your knowledge
  • Find out about the people involved with building the Britannia Bridge.
  • Extend your visit with a walk over and under the Suspension Bridge or find the lions on the Britannia Bridge
  • Browse the museum’s Bookshelf and Art Gallery
  • Find out what lies beneath the water, and why Strait is so important for wildlife
Evening light at Benllech Beach, Anglesey, Wales, UK

Where is it?

You can find the home of Menai Heritage and The Menai Bridges Museum, the Thomas Telford Centre, on Mona Road, Menai Bridge, not far from the Anglesey end of the suspension bridge – on your right, just a couple of hundred metres from the roundabout and opposite Waitrose car park. There is minimal parking, but a pay and display (Coed Cyrnol Car Park) can be found a little further along Mona Road on the left (just after Jade Village). The museum is also not too far from Telford’s bridge – meaning you can take a short walk there afterward to get a better feeling for everything you’ve learned.

Small waterfalls, The Dingle Nature Reserve Llangefni. Long expo

Opening times

Wednesday and Thursday
The museum is open every Wednesday and Thursday from Easter through October between 10:00am and 5:00pm.

Closed until Spring 2023
The museum is currently closed for the winter, but will reopen in the Spring of 2023.

Small waterfalls, The Dingle Nature Reserve Llangefni. Long expo

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