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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]

Pembrokeshire Record Office
Pembrokeshire Archives and Local Studies
Prendergast
Haverfordwest SA61 2PE UK
Telephone: 01437 775456
Email: record.office@pembrokeshire.gov.uk
Website: Pembrokeshire Record Office

Pembrokeshire Record Office holds documents relating to the history of Pembrokeshire. These documents date from 1272 to the present day, so whatever your research interest, you will find a document held of use whether you are researching the history of a house, studying your family history, or are interested in local history.

Libraries[edit | edit source]

Crymych Library
Preseli School
Crymych SA41 3QF UK
Telephone: 01239 832092
Email: crymychlibrary@pembrokeshire.gov.uk
Website: Crymych Library

Fishguard Library
Town Hall
Market Square
Fishguard SA65 9HA UK
Telephone: 01437 776638
Email: fishguardlibrary@pembrokeshire.gov.uk
Website: Fishguard Library

Haverfordwest Library and Information Centre
Dew St
Haverfordwest SA61 1ST UK
Telephone: 01437 775244
Email: haverfordwestlendinglibrary@pembrokeshire.gov.uk
Website: Haverfordwest Library and Information Centre

Local Studies Library
Pembrokeshire Archives
Prendergast
Haverfordwest SA61 2PE UK
Telephone: 01437 775248
Email: haverfordwestlibrary@pembrokeshire.gov.uk
Website: Local Studies Library

Milford Haven Library and Information Centre
Cedar Court
Haven's Head Business Park
Milford Haven SA73 3LS UK
Telephone: 01437 771888
Email: milfordhavenlibrary@pembrokeshire.gov.uk
Website: Milford Haven Library and Information Centre

Narberth Community Library
Kirkland Arms
34 St James St
Narberth SA67 7BU UK
Telephone: 01437 775650/01834 861781
Email: narberthlibrary@pembrokeshire.gov.uk
Website: Narberth Community Library
Website #2: Narberth Library

Newport Community Library
Bank House
Bridge Street
Newport SA42 0TB UK
Telephone: 01239 821169
Email: newportlibrary@pembrokeshire.gov.uk
Website: Newport Community Library

Neyland Library and Customer Service Centre
St. Clements Road
Neyland SA73 1SH UK
Telephone: 01437 775131
Email: neylandlibrary@pembrokeshire.gov.uk
Website: Neyland Library and Customer Service Centre

Pembroke Dock Library
Water St
Pembroke Dock SA72 6DW UK
Telephone: 01437 775825
Email: pembrokedocklibrary@pembrokeshire.gov.uk
Website: Pembroke Dock Library

Pembroke Library & Tourist Centre
Commons Rd
Pembroke SA71 4EA UK
Telephone: 01437 776454
Email: pembrokelibrary@pembrokeshire.gov.uk
Website: Pembroke Library & Information Centre
Website #2: Pembroke Library & Tourist Centre

Saundersfoot Library and Information Centre
Regency Hall
Saundersfoot SA69 9NG UK
Telephone: 01437 776050
Email: saundersfootlibrary@pembrokeshire.gov.uk
Website: Saundersfoot Library and Information Centre

St Davids Library
City Hall
St Davids SA62 6SD UK
Telephone: 01437 721170
Email: stdavidslibrary@pembrokeshire.gov.uk
Website: St Davids Library

Tenby Library
Greenhill Avenue
Tenby SA70 7LB UK
Telephone: 01437 775151
Email: tenbylibrary@pembrokeshire.gov.uk
Website: Tenby Library

Museums[edit | edit source]

Chapel Bay Fort & Museum
Angle
Pembroke SA71 5BE UK
Telephone: 07437 568654
Email: info@chapelbayfort.com
Website: Chapel Bay Fort & Museum
Website #2: Chapel Bay Fort & Museum

Chapel Bay Fort was built in 1891. The site is 4 acres in size and is surrounded by a 30 feet deep dry moat. It was armed with three 10 inch, 18 tonne rifled muzzle loading guns although these were replaced by three 6 inch, rifled breech loading guns in 1901. The guns were removed in 1920 and the fort sold off in 1932. After becoming derelict, the site was bought in 1995 and set up as a charity. The fort has since been restored and turned into a museum.

Haverfordwest Town Museum
Castle House
Castle Street
Haverfordwest SA61 2EF UK
Telephone: 01437 763087
Email: info@haverfordwest-town-museum.org.uk
Website: Haverfordwest Town Museum
Website #2: Haverfordwest Town Museum

Located in the old prison governor's house, the museum has a fascinating variety of artefacts, prints, and painting which illustrate the history of Haverfordwest over the past 900 years.

Milford Haven Museum (Amgueddfa Aberdaugleddau)
The Old Customs House
The Docks
Milford Haven SA73 3AF UK
Telephone: 01646 694496
Email: milfordmuseum@gmail.com
Website: Milford Haven Museum

Visit the award-winning Milford Haven Museum for a fascinating delve into Milford's past. We'll take you back to the Bronze Age with our amazing recent discovery before exploring the whaling and fishing industries (and how they put Milford Haven on the map). Then we'll bring you back to the 21st century by looking at the role Milford Haven plays in supporting the world's energy demands.

Narberth Museum (Amgueddfa Arberth)
The Bonded Stores
Church Street
Narberth SA67 7BH UK
Telephone: 01834 861719
Email: info@narberthmuseum.co.uk
Website: Narberth Museum
Website #2: Narberth Museum

Narberth Museum has just opened in the historic Bonded Stores. Discover more about the people and places that made this ancient market town. Lots of hands-on fun and interactive exhibits for families whatever the weather.

Pembroke Dock Heritage Centre
Royal Dockyard Chapel
Meyrick Owen Way
Pembroke Dock SA72 6WS UK
Telephone: 01646 684220
Email: enquiries@sunderlandtrust.com
Website: Pembroke Dock Heritage Centre

Pembroke Dock has more than two hundred years of well-recorded military heritage that stretches even further back to Henry Tudor’s invasion of 1485. Pembroke Dock Sunderland Trust aims to share this unique history and experience with the world through the Pembroke Dock Heritage Centre, based in the Georgian Royal Dockyard Chapel.

Scolton Manor Museum and Country Park
Bethlehem
Spittal
Haverfordwest SA62 5QL UK
Telephone: 01437 731328
Email: scolton.enq@pembrokeshire.gov.uk
Website: Scolton Manor Museum and Country Park
Website #2: Scolton Manor Museum and Country Park

Scolton Manor has been used as both a family home and a convalescence hospital for servicemen during the Second World War. It is now the site of the County Museum. The Manor House has been sympathetically restored by the Museum Service in order to provide visitors with a taste of Victorian society and style, both above and below stairs.

Tenby Museum and Art Gallery
Castle Hill
Tenby SA70 7BP UK
Telephone: 01834 842809
Email: info@tenbymuseum.org.uk
Website: Tenby Museum and Art Gallery
Website #2: Tenby Museum and Art Gallery

Tenby Museum & Art Gallery stands as the oldest independent museum in Wales. Established in 1878 it continues to develop its collections and displays to preserve and promote the history of the town, giving a sense of place and heritage to both the local person and the visitor.

Archives[edit | edit source]

Pembrokeshire Archives
Prendergast
Haverfordwest SA61 2PE UK
Telephone: 01437 775456
Email: record.office@pembrokeshire.gov.uk
Website: Pembrokeshire Archives

Start the journey of discovery into the history of your family, house, village, town, and many other aspects of Pembrokeshire's past.