Dylan Thomas Centre Art Galleries

Dylan Thomas Centre
Somerset Place


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The Dylan Thomas Centre in Swansea is the focal point for Dylan Thomas enthusiasts all over the world. It houses the permanent 'Man and Myth' exhibition, based on the largest collection of memorabilia of its kind in the world. It is designed to appeal to the Dylan expert and interested visitor alike. This interactive exhibition explores Dylan's life and work through a variety of media and includes letters, books, worksheets and photographs. The collection is also searchable at www.dylanthomas.com

The Dylan Thomas Centre is home to a year-round programme of literary events, culminating in the annual Dylan Thomas Festival held between Dylan's birth and death dates, 27 October to 9 November. The festival attracts an international audience to celebrate the work and the continuing inspiration of one of the twentieth century's greatest writers in his home city.

The Dylan Thomas Centre's experienced literature team also provide a variety of talks and tours to suit all requirements, such as talks on aspects of Dylan's life and works, on contemporary literature, on writing poetry and on cultural tourism. All talks end with a question and answer session.

The Centre's bookshop-cafe has a large selection of books, recordings and posters by and about Thomas, and stocks a range of contemporary literature. It also has over 7,000 second hand books.

Attraction Details

VenueDylan Thomas Centre
AddressSomerset Place, Swansea, Glamorgan, SA1 1RR
Opening timesOpen daily 10am until 4.30pm
Entry costs
Attraction typeArt Galleries


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