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Wrexham County Borough Museum

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Address: County Buildings Regent Street | County Buildings, Wrexham LL11 1RB, Wales
Phone Number:
+44 1978 297460
Today
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Hours:
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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Interesting insight into Wrexhams past

Only a small building, but is packed well with some interesting artefacts. Exhibitions change regularly so worth popping in now and again to see whats been changed, or look up... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Wrexham, United Kingdom

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Wrexham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Only a small building, but is packed well with some interesting artefacts. Exhibitions change regularly so worth popping in now and again to see whats been changed, or look up their social media activity as to when they change the exhibits. Nice little coffee shop in the front of the building. Parking available nearby, but is all paid parking.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 5, 2016

A small museum but enough to keep you occupied for some time. Unfortunately it was not possible to read all the information notes in the displays due to their positioning and the lighting angles - they seemed to be placed as a secondary thought but otherwise a very interesting and free museum on the edge of the shopping area.

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

Dear Welshwasp, I am so pleased that you enjoyed your visit to Wrexham County Borough Museum & Archives and found our exhibitions informative. Also thank you for your thoughts and comments regarding the positioning of information notes in our galleries- so sorry you struggled to read them . Our new exhibition 'The Last One Standing: The Tales of Bersham Colliery'... More 

Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 3, 2016 via mobile

The museum has fun exhibits and a collection room upstairs. It also has lots of history a cafe and a gift shop.

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Wrexham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 13, 2016

very good place to visit ,found information i needed on local mines .good cafe too ..well recomended

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016

I was actually looking for somewhere to have a cuppa but ended up having a good wander around. The museum is free and it's an excellent little museum, well laid out with lots of interesting artefacts. The cafe was great too, lovely coffee and friendly staff. Well worth stopping by.

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Wrexham County, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 18, 2016 via mobile

Locely coffee shop with some good cake... and a stunning museum to take you back as far as 1600BC... interactive and informative! A real treat and serene get away from the "hustle and bustle" of Wrexham. A must see... friendly service

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1 Thank HAWiesinger
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 9, 2016

This is a small museum, but has lots of exhibits, interactive and interesting The local exhibits are fantastic and they do some great session for young children

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Wrexham, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 8, 2016

I had arranged to go to this museum as it was local to me and had someone with me to attend the craft sessions running on Tuesday's during the school holidays. There was a short wait for the session and the museum itself is so small it has very little to occupy you whilst you wait. Afterwards a member of... More 

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Darwen, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 4, 2016

We had a great time as a family in this interactive musuem. I would recommend this for a visit. Parking can be found in the shopping centre just down the road.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 21, 2016 via mobile

It's a place to visit places and time one may not get to! Displays are interesting, for all age group. Highly recommended!

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