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Wrexham County Borough Museum

Regent Street | County Buildings, Wrexham LL11 1RB, Wales
01978 297460
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Ranked #4 of 28 attractions in Wrexham
Type: Museums
Owner description: The Wrexham County Borough Museum is a museum covering a variety of historical periods ranging from Neolithic right up until the present day. It is a... more » Owner description: The Wrexham County Borough Museum is a museum covering a variety of historical periods ranging from Neolithic right up until the present day. It is a rather popular attraction in Wrexham due to the free admission, as well as being open and suitable to all ages with a number of hands on activities for younger guests. The museum is the home of a large Welsh orientated football collection as well as a variety of local artefacts. The museum often holds special events and/or exhibitions. « less
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Dudley, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

Lovely museum very child friendly with lots of hands on stuff for the kids.staff all very friendly and welcoming and answered all my 9 year old sons many questions.wish we had had more time to look round.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

Museum is absolutely wonderful. There is a really intresting old content. Children can try how the 18th century Wrexham smell, play a trivia game, and find out how prehistoric person look like. Small, but very modren museum, that helps to understand history.

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Wrexham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

Staff extremely helpful and willing to meet requirements. Food well presented, very pleasant atmosphere

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

The museum is housed in the building that used to be the local police station and court house. The museum is free and there is a lot of information about Wrexham through the ages and display cabinets with a lot of different items in. There are information boards about the Brymbo man whose remains were found in the 1950s and... More

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Wrexham, United Kingdom
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2014

The Wrexham Museum, housed in the old court house, showcases excellent examples of life gone by and the history of Wrexham. It is not a stuffy or boring exhibition but a user-friendly experience for all ages. The cafe, situated at the front of the building, is open to the public in general - entrance to the museum is not mandatory.... More

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North Wales, United Kingdom
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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2014

Some staff are friendly and others more reserved. The sandwiches and soup are excellent. The old building which has been remodelled from the old Wrexham Police Station and courthouse has been done very tastefully. You can also have a free visit to the museum.

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Wrexham, United Kingdom
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3 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2013

As a new resident in Wrexham (due to work) I read about the Mole Cape in the local paper and hadn't actually realised that the town had a museum until then so I toddled off to its very central location to have a gander. It was lovely to see such an important artefact but the rest of the museum, while... More

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Wrexham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2013

I visited the museum for the first time to see the Golden Cape in the flesh at last, having seen it every school day as a picture on the corridor wall at the Alun Grammar School, Mold and was fascinated by its history. The real thing was hauntingly amazing as the centre piece of a brilliantly informative exhibition in Wrexham... More

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Leigh-on Sea, United Kingdom
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2013

Although the museum is quite small it is good in its content with a lot of interactive displays and videos to watch. Part of museum was closed so didn't see it all. It was clean and the toilets were spotless. There is a cafe but I didn't use it.

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Wrexham, Wales (United Kingdom)
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19 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2013

It was the prospect of seeing the Mold cape back in Wales that attracted us initially. It is an exceptionally well presented exhibition and it seems that there have been 8000 visitors so far. If you haven't yet been it will be well worth doing so. The way the cape is presented takes your breath away. Indeed all this small... More

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