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TV adventurer drops by in search of Maritime Mystery

04 May
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Worldwide adventurer Michael Palin has returned to Pembrokeshire for the first time in over 40 years – in search of maritime history and the remarkable and tragic story of a Pembroke Dock-built warship. On Wednesday April 26th Michael visited the Pembroke Dock Heritage Centre and met up with naval historian and Centre Volunteer Ted Goddard […]

Half day closure

10 Mar
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We would like all our visitors and supporters to note that the Heritage Centre will close early at 2.00pm on Saturday 18 March. ‘Super Saturday’ is nearly upon us, and in respect of the fact that many of our volunteers and potential visitors will be focussed on other matters on this date, we will close our doors […]

Ready for reopening!

10 Feb
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After eight weeks of planned closure to make a few internal changes, the Heritage Centre is reopening ready for the schools’ half-term holiday. We will formally reopen to the public on Saturday 18 February as we had intended, with small changes to the layout of the Gift Shop, Coffee Shop, children’s activity area and new displays. […]

A uniform project for volunteers

28 Oct
The uniform used in the dressing up box is popular among our younger visitors.

The Sunderland Trust received a little bit of good news this week, as it was informed that it had been successful in its bid for a small grant to help look after the collection of military uniform in its care. The project will seek to improve the storage of approximately 100 items of military uniform, […]

2016-2017 Heritage Centre Winter Closure

20 Oct
The Royal Dockyard Chapel is home to Pembroke Dock Heritage Centre and Pembroke Dock Sunderland Trust.

We would like all visitors to note that the Heritage Centre will be closed for visits from Sunday 18th December 2016 until Friday 17th February 2017. The Heritage Centre will re-open to the public on Saturday 18th February, in time for the half-term holiday. It will continue with its current pattern of opening hours; Monday […]

Aberfan, remembered

20 Oct
The Royal Dockyard Chapel is home to Pembroke Dock Heritage Centre and Pembroke Dock Sunderland Trust.

Friday 21 October 2016 marks the 50th anniversary of the tragic disaster in the coal mining community of Aberfan, which saw the community devastated when a coal spoil tip collapsed, engulfing a farm, a row of terraced houses and the school, killing 116 children and 28 adults. The area above the village had been used as […]