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Wrexham County Borough Museum

Open Now: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Local History group attended

Very welcoming and helpful staff. Great couple of hours had an excellent tour with Jonathon Gammond... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Abergele, United Kingdom
A lovey look at local history in Wrexham and surrounding area.

Went to view the history of Penley Hospital. Pictures, music and narrative available about the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Wrexham, United Kingdom
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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...more
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County Buildings Regent Street | County Buildings, Wrexham LL11 1RB, Wales
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Very welcoming and helpful staff. Great couple of hours had an excellent tour with Jonathon Gammond who took 2 groups around, very interesting and entertaining. Left time for group members to walk around other parts of the museum. The cafe was excellent with freshly prepared...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went to view the history of Penley Hospital. Pictures, music and narrative available about the history of the hospital and Penley village. Very informative. Followed by tea and cake in a clean friendly tea cafe at the front of the building.

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed April 13, 2019

We went here for afternoon tea. The sandwiches were fresh and the cakes were delicious. Service was good. Nice little cafe

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Julie H
Reviewed March 31, 2019

Me and Hubby went here on a recent Friday. It is close to St. Mary's Cathedral. Outside we saw a steel sculpture of the Acton Hall greyhound, a painted sheep and a stone carving of a judge. The building itself used to be a former...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Jilly2903
Reviewed March 19, 2019

Called in to the museum and afterwards decided to have a coffee before we left. The food choices looked good and we actually ended up sharing a toasted panini and salad. It was lovely and the staff were so pleasant. We'll definitely call there again.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Jonbabry
Reviewed February 13, 2019 via mobile

My family LOVE the museum and are regular visitors. The range of activities for all ages is amazing and we enjoy the special exhibitions which change throughout the year. The café is first class and places a strong emphasis on locally sourced ingredients. And the...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed January 8, 2019

This museum is next to the Cathedral church in Wrexham. Admission is free and it is a nice little museum to visit. Lots of exhibits on display to do mostly with the history of Wrexham and Wales. It was interesting to see the exhibition on...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Philfromcheshire
Reviewed December 11, 2018

I have passed by here so many times and finally decided to pop in,I was very surprised at how well it is all presented lots of points of interest.

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank Welshwolves
Reviewed November 7, 2018

If you have some spare time on your hands then its worth a visit to Wrexham Museum. There are lots of interesting facts and exhibits. They do various themes throughout the year. Its free entry too Theres a small gift shop and a lovely cafe...More

Date of experience: August 2018
2  Thank Julie H
Reviewed August 27, 2018 via mobile

Came here for the victorian day, nice little musuem, a few interesting things in here. I would love to learn more about the Brymbo Beaker Man. Nice displays.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Bethan P
January 24, 2017|
Response from Susan P | Property representative |
Hi Bethan, Thank you for your message. Yes, the Museum has toilets on both floors which are fully accessible. We also have baby changing facilities. If you have any more questions then please do call in at the Museum, or... More
July 5, 2016|
Response from Susan P | Property representative |
Hi, very sorry for the delay in replying. Admission to Wrexham Museum is free. There are modest charges for some of our activities such as children's drop-in craft sessions and sleepovers. You can find out about our... More