S.S. Tregenna / Her Name Was Tregenna

The Website dedicated to the memory of Captain William Thomas Care of Barry and the crew of the S.S. Tregenna and general information relating to the Merchant Navy

Tin Shed
Located in Laugharne, Carmarthenshire, Tin Shed is a museum dedicated to educating younger generations how war affected life for every day people in Britain, soldiers that served during the conflict and the effects war had on an entire generation.

Hut 9

Hut 9 is located at Island Farm, Bridgend, a former German POW camp and the site of the 'Welsh Great Escape.' The museum focuses on educating visitors about camp life and the escape itself.

HistoryPoints.org - Merchant Navy Memorial, Barry

Link to HistoryPoints.org's page to the Barry's Merchant Navy Memorial, which was created in 1996 to commemorate the merchant seamen of Barry and the Vale of Glamorgan who died in the First and Second World Wars.

People's Collection Wales - War Memorials Section

The Peoples Collection Wales allows anyone from Wales to share memories in photographs, sound recordings, documents, videos and stories. The War Memorial section list numerous images of  Memorials from across Wales from both the First and Second World War.

US Military in South Wales

A website, dedicated to insights into the experiences of American Servicemen in South Wales from 1942 to 1945, who were far from home and preparing to go to war on the continent. 

Phil Carradice - The South Wales Borderers and D-Day

A BBC based blog written by Phil Carradice, detailing the experiences of members of the South Wales borders during D-Day.

A History of Mumbles

A History of Mumbles site has a full history of Mumbles dating back to the Bronze Age. Of particular note is their sections detailing Mumbles during both the Great War and the Second World War.

Porthcawl and The Great War

Porthcawl and the Great War is a site dedicated to detailing Porthcawl during the Great War. It has accounts of life in Porthcawl as a garrison town, memorials and biographies of soldiers and a section allowing visitors to share their own stories.

1940's Swansea Bay / Bae Abertawe 1040au

1940's Swansea Bay is a family run museum that lets visitors discover what life was like for civilians in Swansea during WWII through films and displays. Visitors can also try on costumes and children can have fun answering quizzes!

Below is a list of other websites and museums relating to South Wales that visitors to Barry War Museum may be interested in. Click on the logo's to visit their site.

Associated Sites

Somme Battlefields

Somme Battlefields is a website created and administered by Paul Reed. Paul Reed is a leading military historian and author, who works in television. Paul has lived on the Somme battlefields since the mid-1990s, and has been visiting the area since 1982.

Grass Lake Area Historical Society

Grass Lake Historical Society are a group based in the United States that runs a small museum based in the state of Michigan, which endeavours to preserve their local military history.