Research Facilities and Resources

The industry and transport collection comprises:

  • Three-dimensional artefacts, ranging in size from original boats, locomotives and stationary engines down to scale models of these artefacts, from pig iron to billet sections down to nails, from coal cutters to mandrels
  • Documents, e.g. posters, brochures, payslips, discharge certificates, indentures
  • Photographs, paper, glass and film negatives, original and copy prints, works of art, paintings (all media) and applied art
  • Film and sound recordings, all formats from cine, u-matic and VHS from reel tapes to cassette.

For more information please


the appropriate curator.

National Collections Centre

The Collections Centre, Nantgarw is open to researchers, on an appointment basis, from Monday to Friday.

Visit the National Collections Centre