The Barry@War group would like to thank Integrated Graphics Ltd. for their support to the Barry War Museum.

Click on the logo to the right to visit their website

Click on the link above to be taken to a list of Barry war casualties.


The museum is located within Barry Tourist Railway station, directions of which  can be found via the Gmaps link. Parking is available around the museum. For more parking options and details of visiting the museum by train or bus, please consult the Visiting section of the website.

British Red Cross First World War Volunteers

Lest We Forget

Over 90,000 people volunteered for the British Red Cross at home and overseas during the war. Search for your family’s personnel records, and discover what Red Cross volunteers were doing in your local area 100 years ago. Click the
British Red Cross logo above for more information.

ADVANCE NOTICE: At Barry Island Railway Station on Thursday January 30th at 1900hrs, Barry War Museum will host a three-way talk presented by three of its members.

 "The evolution of the American combat helmet 1917 - 2000" presented by Ian Phillips.
 "The Bevin Boys" presented by Jackie Swift.
 "Billy Butlin, Barry Island and World War One" presented by Rosemary Chaloner.

Each talk will be illustrated with original artefacts and / or audiovisual displays and will run for a maximum of 30 minutes each. Light refreshments will be available on the evening. ALL ARE WELCOME!

Opening Times

 The Museum is currently open:

  • Wednesday                   2:00pm -  4:00pm                   
  • Second Sunday of the Month    11:00am -  4:00pm

As well as these regular opening times, the Museum is open to School Trips and host a variety of lectures and speeches. Times of these can be found in Events (top right of this page)  If your school would be interested in a visit please feel free to contact us via email. Detail can be found the contact page. Musem admission is free but donations are always appreciated. 

Authentic Wartime Experience

The Barry War Museum features: a WW1 trench to simulate life on the Western Front, a genuine WW2 Anderson shelter and a 1940's style kitchen and many other artefacts and displays.

About the Museum

Located within the historic Barry Island Station the Barry War Museum is run by the Barry at War Group as part of the Barry Tourist Railway. The Barry at War Group aims to research, preserve and promote the wartime history of the town and surrounding area.

Explore, discover, learn at Glamorgan's premier Wartime museum