Brecknock Museum & Art Gallery

Brecknock Museum & Art Gallery
Y Gaer, Museum Art Gallery & Library, Glamorgan Street, Brecon
01874 623 346
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y Gaer is an exciting and inspirational cultural development, a major attraction for local people and visitors to Brecon and a spur to regeneration for the community of Powys. It unites the classical Shire Hall, containing the refurbished Brecknock Museum & Art Gallery and its remarkable Victorian court room, with a new Brecon Library, education and community rooms and a cafe.

What can be found at the venue?
Historic building or site
Significant collections relating to regional crime and punishment organisation or to a particular individual
Opened in 1842 a new Shire Hall and Assize Court was first proposed in 1838 at the Brecon General Quarter Sessions. Costing £12,000, it included a large jury room with holding cells beneath, a witness waiting room and a judge’s robing and retiring room.
Does the venue have an online collections catalogue?
Details of opening for public access and / or research services
Monday: 9:30 - 17:00
Tuesday: 9:30 - 17:00
Wednesday: 9:30 - 18:30
Thursday: 9:30 - 17:00
Friday: 9:30 - 17:00
Saturday: 10:00 - 16:00
Sunday: 10:00 - 16:00
Available services or facilities
Cafe, Visitor parking, Toilets
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