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Usk rural life museum

The Malt Barn New Market Street | Usk, Usk NP15 1AU, Wales
+44 1291 673777
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Pit stop during Open gardens.

Good choice of drinks and cakes; including gluten free - friendly, efficient service and good... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
shires96
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Abergavenny, United Kingdom
Richard

The food is very good all home made the staff are very friendly in all a very good to have coffee... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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The Malt Barn New Market Street | Usk, Usk NP15 1AU, Wales
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+44 1291 673777
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"well worth a visit"
in 12 reviews
"run by volunteers"
in 7 reviews
"welsh town"
in 2 reviews
"small cafe"
in 3 reviews
"interesting place to visit"
in 2 reviews
"couple of hours"
in 4 reviews
"farm equipment"
in 2 reviews
"cottage kitchen"
in 2 reviews
"cakes"
in 2 reviews
"car park"
in 3 reviews
"cow"
in 8 reviews
"exhibits"
in 15 reviews
"farming"
in 8 reviews
"donation"
in 9 reviews
"machinery"
in 7 reviews
"blacksmith"
in 5 reviews
"barn"
in 3 reviews
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Good choice of drinks and cakes; including gluten free - friendly, efficient service and good atmosphere.

Thank shires96
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The food is very good all home made the staff are very friendly in all a very good to have coffee and food

Thank Richard John B
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Reviewed June 6, 2018

This is a much bigger exhibition than you would expect, its best to allow a couple of hours to see everything!!! Much more in there than you would ever expect. And there is a lovely cafe to go through to get there, so my granson...More

Thank 499stephanie210
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Reviewed May 26, 2018 via mobile

Free to enter museum that was crammed full of fascinating old artefacts from days gone by on the farm, blacksmiths and a cottage kitchen. Very friendly and knowledgeable staff. A Cafe was attached to converted barn which served the best ever toasted teacakes! Highly recommended...More

Thank NICOLA F
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Reviewed March 17, 2018

Well worth the visit - another gem that's free - donations appreciated. Rural life from the past you must visit the kids will love it. Very well worth a visit.

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Reviewed February 20, 2018

Great little museum, full of memories and incredible artefacts. Very friendly staff and a pleasant café. An interesting way to spend a couple of hours in a very pleasant little welsh town

Thank Steve7657
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Reviewed November 16, 2017

The muesum was closed when we visited but we made use of the tea shop. Excellent cake and the ladies in the cafe were lovely. The tea shop has lots of leaflets to local attrctions.

Thank MistressWeatherwax
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Reviewed November 11, 2017

A very good free museum run by friendly local people. Well presented exhibits giving a comprehensive history of Rural Life in Monmouthshire. A must see for all visitors to Usk.

Thank Usk M
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Reviewed October 25, 2017 via mobile

Definitely worth having a look round this delightful museum full of interesting historical artefacts from the rural past. Thoughtfully put together by volunteers. The cafe was good value and friendly.

Thank helen1664
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Reviewed July 19, 2017

great rural museum that is free to visit. Free car parking. There is a cafe altough we did not eat there. The volunteers were very friendly.lots of exhibits, not just farming but everything that showed how life was before mobile phones and the internet.

Thank yorkshireladdie
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