Cardiganshire Archives and Libraries

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For a list of archives and libraries on the national level, go to the Wales Archives and Libraries page.

Record Office[edit | edit source]

Cardiganshire Record Office
Ceredigion Archives
Old Town Hall
Queen's Rd
Aberystwyth SY23 2EB UK
Telephone: 1970 633697
Website: Cardiganshire Record Office

Cardiganshire Record Office, referred to as Ceredigion Archives, was established in 1974 and is the Archive of the county previously called Cardiganshire (Sir Aberteifi) but now called Ceredigion. They preserve and collect resources relating to the history of Cardiganshire, and then make them accessible to the public.

Libraries[edit | edit source]

Aberaeron Library
County Hall
Stryd y Farchnad
Aberaeron SA46 0AT UK
Telephone: 01545 572500
Website: Aberaeron Library

Aberystwyth Library
Canolfan Alun R. Edwards
Queen's Square
Aberystwyth SY23 2EB UK
Telephone: 01970 633717
Website: Aberystwyth Library

Cardigan Library
Council Offices
Morgan St
Cardigan SA43 1DG UK
Telephone: 1545 574110
Website: Cardigan Library

Hugh Owen Library
Aberystwyth University
Hugh Owen Library
Penglais, Aberystwyth SY23 3DZ UK
Telephone: 01970 622400
Website: Hugh Owen Library

Lampeter Library
Market Street
Lampeter SA48 7DR UK
Telephone: 01570 423606
Website: Lampeter Library

Llandysul Library
Canolfan Ceredigion
Llandysul SA44 4QS UK
Telephone: 01545 574236
Website: Llandysul Library

National Library of Wales (Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru)
Penglais Rd
Aberystwyth SY23 3BU UK
Telephone: 1970 632800
Website: National Library of Wales

The Library is situated in Aberystwyth, on the Ceredigion coast, and must have one of the best views of any Library in the world, looking out over Cardigan Bay. The National Library of Wales' purpose is to make our culture and heritage accessible to all to learn, research, and enjoy.

New Quay Library
Uplands Square
New Quay SA45 9QH UK
Telephone: 01545 560803
Website: New Quay Library

Museums[edit | edit source]

Ceredigion Museum (Amgueddfa Ceredigion)
Terrace Road
Aberystwyth SY23 2AQ UK
Telephone: 01970 633088
Website: Ceredigion Museum

Welcome to Ceredigion Museum, housed in a beautifully preserved Edwardian theatre. We are situated in the heart of Aberystwyth, near the seafront. The museum is home to both permanent and temporary displays that explore Ceredigion’s heritage, culture, and art. The museum is open to everyone; young, old, and everyone in between. As well as being a thriving museum we also have film nights, performances, workshops, a bustling café serving delicious local produce, and a museum shop.

Lampeter Museum (Amgueddfa Llambed)
Old Porters Lodge
College Street
Lampeter SA48 7ED UK
Telephone: 01570 422769
Website: Lampeter Museum

An independent museum established and administered by Hanes Llambed (Lampeter History Society).

Archives[edit | edit source]

Ceredigion Archives (Archifdy Ceredigion)
Old Town Hall
Queen's Rd
Aberystwyth SY23 2EB UK
Telephone: 1970 633697
Website: Ceredigion Archives

Ceredigion Archives is the record office for the county formerly known as Cardiganshire or (in Welsh) Sir Aberteifi. We collect and preserve documents about the history of Cardiganshire and make them available for research.