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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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10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Mon - Fri 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sat 10:30 am - 3:00 pm
Description: 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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Well worth a visit.

Small, but full of local history. Friendly, knowledgeable staff. Clean, cafe, serving excellent coffee and selling local Welsh products.Well worth a visit.

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 8, 2015
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Chester, United Kingdom

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Chester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Small, but full of local history. Friendly, knowledgeable staff. Clean, cafe, serving excellent coffee and selling local Welsh products.Well worth a visit.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

Very small museum which takes you the local history of Wales. The admission is free into the museum. The most interesting section of the museum is the Brymbo Man... Supposedly found a skull in an excavation near Wrexham and the scientists have given it a face as well... Quite fascinating

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Shropshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

very good local museum , with good coverage of the local history. it also has travelling exhibions from the nation museum

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Wrexham, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

Well planned and laid out, cafe good and interesting little gifts to buy from the shop. Loved the video of 'Old Wrexham and surrounding areas'!

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Wrexham County, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Lovely small and compact museum, very welcoming with a small café. Free admission too. We enjoyed seeing the Mold golden cape ( one of the top treasures found in Britain ) when it visited for a limited period.

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Wrexham County, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

The museum is situated in Wrexham town across us Station and next to NCP car park. They have a display of old local wedding photographs dating from 1900 - 1990's and also old Wedding and bridesmaid dresses, this is on for a few weeks, then another subject is chosen for interest. There is plenty in the museum for children to... More 

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Wrexham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

Went looking for information on a Wrexham ancestor and Staff were really helpful as we searched through newspaper microfiche for relevant facts and articles. The museum displays are good too and as this used to be the old Police Station and Court house it is a part of Wrexham history itself. The cafe was excellent - and a perfect respite... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

Visited the small but interesting museum.some nice exhibits and things to see,intresting ww1 and mining exhibits on display.also a nice cafe at the front.had nice tea and cakes.well priced and friendly helpful staff

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014 via mobile

As I live in wrexham we visit this museum regularly there's always something new to see and as it's free even better !!there's stuff for the kids to do and the staff are approachable and helpful would recommend .

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

The museum was informative but repeated itself in some places eg info on the wall and cards on the cases the same. Where in other places the exhibits had numbers but there was no where that said what they were!

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

Really glad that you enjoyed your visit to Wrexham Museum and we welcome your constructive comments. Our exhibitions are continually being changed and improved, so if you have an opportunity to visit again, please do pop-in to say hello and see what’s new. More 

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Additional Information about Wrexham County Borough Museum

Address: Regent Street | County Buildings, Wrexham LL11 1RB, Wales
Phone Number: 01978 297460
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Wales  >  North Wales  >  Wrexham County  >  Wrexham
Open Hours:
Monday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 10:30 am - 3:00 pm

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