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Wrexham County Borough Museum

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Address: Regent Street | County Buildings, Wrexham LL11 1RB, Wales
Phone Number: 01978 297460
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Mon - Fri 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sat 10:30 am - 3:00 pm
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The Wrexham County Borough Museum is a museum covering a variety of...

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.

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Small yet interesting

Very good town museum, very nice staff and the cafe food is really good. This place is well worth a visit.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Naldotwo D
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North Wales, United Kingdom

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North Wales, United Kingdom
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88 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Very good town museum, very nice staff and the cafe food is really good. This place is well worth a visit.

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Ruthin, United Kingdom
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122 reviews
51 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2015

My husband and I visited this museum mainly to see the doll on show which used to sit in the window of a house facing the road up to Coed Poeth from Wrexham. This doll was part of my childhood memories, and for my children also. It is a small museum with free entry but there is a donation box.... More 

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Susan P, Guest Relations Manager at Wrexham County Borough Museum, responded to this review

Really glad you enjoyed your visits to the Wrexham County Borough Museum & Archives. Elizabeth the 'doll in the window', her many letters and Ted were donated to the Museum by Mrs Peters' in 2009. 'Doll' and Ted were a popular landmark in Coedpoeth for over 30 years ! More 

Wrexham, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2015

Situated at the front of the Museum providing direct access to the building is the small cafe providing snacks that are very well priced as excellent quality food and service. Being attached to the Museum you are able to walk directly in and view the exhibits.

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Thank Martin C
Wrexham, United Kingdom
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2015 via mobile

Me and my husband visited the interesting museum, some great exhibits and lots of things to see. There was a lovely cafe at the front the staff were very kind and helpful also not to mention the yummy tea and cakes.

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Thank marycollings59
Wrexham, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2015

Worth a visit, if in town as its located centrally. Great for local history but also have visiting displays of different interests throughout the year. Great asset to the town.

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Thank georgeilsley
West Sussex, United Kingdom
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106 reviews
92 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2015

An excellent small local museum which displays the history of the area. The exhibition on the local military regiment was a particular favourite. When we visited there was also an exhibition on World War 1 and on mental health - certainly something different. The staff were friendly. There is a cafe and a shop and we saw some activities had... More 

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Thank Helen J
Wrexham, United Kingdom
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64 reviews
23 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2015

Deffinately worth a look if you have a hour to spare in Wrexham. The museum is located in the centre of the town close to shops and there are always exhibitions held there.

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Thank owain_smith
UK
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100 reviews
23 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2015 via mobile

Great little museum. Felt modern and engaging. Found out more about the town than I had expected. Nice things to see. Good cafe and shop. Definitely worth a couple of hours.

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Thank JaneUK
Wrexham
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46 reviews
16 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015

Although quite small this museum contains lots of local interest artefacts all well set out in various display cabinets. There are some interactive elements too with touch screens or button activated displays. Right now there is a modest exhibition of Egyptian artefacts and the explanation of how writing came to be developed. This Museum is FREE to enter and has... More 

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Thank alandawil
Scotland
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62 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

I took a friend with me when the Cape of Gold was on display here. It had been unearthed in Mold and subsequently carefully cleaned professionally. The exhibition was touring the country at the time and although there were a lot of school parties during our visit it was not a problem. Afterwards we had tea in the cafe -... More 

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