Penmaenmawr Museum has amassed a collection of more than a thousand objects and archive photographs. Here are some of our favourites. Many more images from our archives will be available to view on here soon.


Inhaler for those suffering from bronchial problems.

Horeb Crockery.jpg

Crockery from Horeb, the first chapel built in Penmaenmawr in 1813.


Bugle used for warning of imminent blasting in the quarry.

Quarry Tallies.jpg

Quarry tallies.

Photograph Archive.jpg

Photograph of Patrick's Bazaar, one of the first shops in Pant yr Afon.

Early-stage stone axe making.jpg

Early-stage stone axe making.

5000 year-old axe head.jpg

5000 year old axe-head in a modern shaft.

Quarry Sett.jpg

Granite sett.

Mr Griffiths Daughters Shoes.jpg

Shoes made by a local cobbler, Mr Griffiths, for his daughter. She died at the age of 13 from Diphtheria. This was the last pair of shoes Mr Griffiths made.

Tan y Foel Crockery.jpg

Crockery from Tan y Foel mansion, the home of Murray Gladstone, cousin to William Gladstone.

Gladstone Memorial Plate.jpg

William Gladstone memorial plate from the 1890s.

Sett Makers Hammer.jpg

Sett-maker's hammer.