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The Original Tin Shed Experience (The History Shed Experience C.I.C.)

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A wonderful experience, sorely missed part of our most recent stay in Laugharne

We come to Laugharne roughly every two years and have visited the Tin Shed each time since its... read more

Reviewed September 7, 2018
gloria1950davies
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New York City, New York
A journey back to ww2

A friendly Museum easy to go around you could see it all in one visit but you are attracted to come... read more

Reviewed June 19, 2018
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Tin Shed Experience is a second hand tin sheeted museum housing a collection of items from 1914-45 and wartime items including some film memorabilia and props. We have an Anderson Shelter and a 1930's work-mans cottage. Over the years we have...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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C/O Willow Cottage Clifton Street | 4, Clifton Street, Laugharne SA33 4QG, Wales
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Reviewed September 7, 2018

We come to Laugharne roughly every two years and have visited the Tin Shed each time since its opening. We walked up to visit last week only to find it closed with a blue van blocking the entrance. We were looking forward to see the...More

Date of experience: August 2018
2  Thank gloria1950davies
TinShedLaugharne, Co Director at The Original Tin Shed Experience (The History Shed Experience C.I.C.), responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for leaving this review Gloria, As you are aware this closure is not of the organisations doing and is not a position we envisaged being in. Sorry for the disappointment and inconvenience caused. We are still in a dispute with the premises landlord...More

Reviewed July 7, 2018

Take the opportunity to visit if you are in the area as it's a good snapshot of a period of history not seen in in this way in other ww locations. Make sure you give yourself enough time.

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank Rana S
Reviewed June 19, 2018

A friendly Museum easy to go around you could see it all in one visit but you are attracted to come back again and again we have been five time's,and more visits plannedMore

Date of experience: July 2017
3  Thank dennis b
TinShedLaugharne, Former Director at The Original Tin Shed Experience (The History Shed Experience C.I.C.), responded to this reviewResponded July 26, 2018

Thank you so much for leaving this review. We truly appreciate your support over the years and your continued support throughout this challenging situation. We (Seimon, Min and the incredible volunteers) are in the process of relocating and have formed a 'Community Interest Company' as...More

Reviewed June 11, 2018 via mobile

Oooh my god what has happened ??? We come down to South Wales twice each year. Discovered the tin shed about 4 years ago and always visit. This was the best museum we have ever been to. Wonderful staff with passion for what they did...More

Date of experience: October 2017
4  Thank pegasusdrive
TinShedLaugharne, Former Director at The Original Tin Shed Experience (The History Shed Experience C.I.C.), responded to this reviewResponded July 26, 2018

Thank you so much for taking the time to leave this review. We really appreciate your support over the years and your continued support throughout this challenging situation. We are very very proud of our continued success as #1 attraction in Carmarthenshire and our status...More

Reviewed May 23, 2018

I never write reviews on places I've visited, restaurants I've eaten etc. but I felt I had to register on here today after hearing news that this gem of an attraction has been forced to close once and for all in Laugharne. My family and...More

Date of experience: November 2017
7  Thank sunnyseasurf100
TinShedLaugharne, Former Director at The Original Tin Shed Experience (The History Shed Experience C.I.C.), responded to this reviewResponded July 26, 2018

Thank you so much for taking the time to leave this review. We really appreciate your support over the years and your continued support throughout this challenging situation. We (Seimon, Min and the incredible volunteers) are in the process of relocating and have formed a...More

Reviewed May 14, 2018

I was looking forward to visiting but sadly this small museum experience is no longer open. However Laugharne has many other places of interest to visit.More

Date of experience: May 2018
4  Thank MaureenC1424
TinShedLaugharne, Director at The Original Tin Shed Experience (The History Shed Experience C.I.C.), responded to this reviewResponded May 15, 2018

We are incredibly saddened to read this review Maureen C. This closure is not of the organisations doing and is not a position we envisaged being in at this time of year. Sorry for the disappointment and any inconvenience caused. We are currently in a...More

Reviewed January 5, 2018

Found this as we walked down the main street. What an absolute gem of a place. It really is a great and interesting visit suitable for all ages. I can only say that the collection must have taken some time to source but its great...More

Date of experience: May 2017
2  Thank dave_uae
TinShedLaugharne, Volunteer Tour Guide at The Original Tin Shed Experience (The History Shed Experience C.I.C.), responded to this reviewResponded January 9, 2018

Thank you for taking the time to leave a review here. We are always pleased that visitors have enjoyed their visit to the museum. We hope to meet you again. Kind regards, Min the Tin. Tour Guide.

Reviewed November 5, 2017

Superb museum with lots of exhibits, all of which are "hands on" . Simone has such great knowledge of bygone times and the local area as well. We took elderly parents who were reminiscing at each exhibit , mother in law showing us how she...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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TinShedLaugharne, Volunteer Tour Guide at The Original Tin Shed Experience (The History Shed Experience C.I.C.), responded to this reviewResponded November 7, 2017

Thank you so much for your lovely review and for visiting the Tin Shed Experience. It was a joy to listen to your parents memories. We hope to see you here again in the future. Kind regards, Min the Tin

Reviewed October 25, 2017 via mobile

This is a WW 2 themed museum. It is expanding, so may be worth a visit in the future. It is in 2 parts. Outside is a 1940’s themed cottage complete with Anderson shelter, and inside the shed are military themed displays. The highlight is...More

Date of experience: October 2017
1  Thank Vivek B
TinShedLaugharne, Tour Guide at The Original Tin Shed Experience (The History Shed Experience C.I.C.), responded to this reviewResponded October 28, 2017

Thank you for your kind review. We are always pleased to read that visitors have enjoyed their 'Tin Shed Experience'. We hope to welcome you here again in the near future, Kind regards, Min the Tin

Reviewed October 19, 2017

This is a little gem,very relevant to our age group (80) but a excellent way to show the younger people what we went through in the was and after it. The newspapers of the time was so interesting ,and the great knitted dolls (cast of...More

Date of experience: October 2017
1  Thank lottie49
TinShedLaugharne, Tour Guide at The Original Tin Shed Experience (The History Shed Experience C.I.C.), responded to this reviewResponded October 28, 2017

What a lovely review. Thank you so much for taking the time to write this for future visitors. We are always very pleased to hear/read of our visitors 'Tin Shed Experience' and we will pass on your lovely comments to our volunteers and to the...More

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Jeanette W
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Response from OriginalTinShed | Property representative |
Dogs are very welcome at the Tin Shed. Thank you
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3goaway
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Response from OriginalTinShed | Property representative |
Always give the shed a call before visiting. They could be closed due to filming, group bookings or be hosting and event.
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