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Egyptomania: The Harry Southey Collection


In 1917 Major Harry Southey was shot down in the Battle of Gaza. In his will he left the people of Merthyr Tydfil an astounding collection of ancient Egyptian artefacts. This exhibition will display this collection in full for the first time and tell the story of the man who brought ancient Egypt to Merthyr Tydfil.


  • Café
  • Full disabled access
  • Parking (free)
  • Picnic Site
  • Toilets

Public Transport Directions

Merthyr Tydfil is well served by bus and trains - check out for routes and timetables.

Road Directions

Follow signs from A465 or A470.