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“Very quaint war museum”
Review of Home Front Museum

Home Front Museum
Ranked #3 of 101 things to do in Llandudno
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: Experience the sights and sounds of civilian life during the Second World War at this unique indoor attraction.
Reviewed August 19, 2014

We have been to llandudno many times and missed this so on a cool windy day we decided to give it a try to while away some time. It's tucked away down a side street so can understand that it can easily be missed it needs better sign posting.
The chap on entry was very welcoming we were supplied with a couple of torches to hi light displays as the is museum dark inside . On entrance you came upon a front room decked out as it would be in the war years with Churchills voice spoiling out from the radio with the famous announcement that we were at war. And so it continued with displays relating to the war years the museum is very well laid out with 100s of fascinating items arranged in displays from wartime clothes, toys and games, a school room a wartime kitchen, a chemist a small area that resembled a cinema showing government news. Items relating to land girls a police post . Uniforms some weapons even an Anderson shelter that you could sit in with sounds playing of all human life that must have sat in there while bombing went on all around them. Although small you would probably not spend much more than an hour here it is extremely interesting and I bet a lot of the older visitors could recognise some of the exhibits War time music played softly. On exit there is a small area where you can buy some good quality souvenirs

3  Thank milljeStaffordshire
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Reviewed August 14, 2014

Small, and modestly priced, but full of period goodies and with a wonderful atmosphere, even to the cat asleep on a chair! Well worth a visit.

Thank Gerry H
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Reviewed August 13, 2014

We had to look for it, as it's tucked away in a little back street. Could be quite difficult to find, but once we got there, what a lovely little experience it was, you are handed an old military torch and pointed in the right direction, walking through the first door, you are thrown back in time, into a quaint little front room with a wireless playing. Winston Churchill addressing the nation and telling everyone we had declared war on Germany. Well, if you don't get goose bumps right there, you won't enjoy the rest of the experience. next room (without spoiling it for you) you are submerged into the era of rationing and air raids. Please, go, it's educational it's emotional. It's wonderful.

2  Thank Kerri79
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Reviewed August 12, 2014 via mobile

Very interesting, reasonably priced but it's just too small, you can't stop to read the articles as people can't get past so everyone ends up bunched up- coul be better

Thank Emma w
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Reviewed August 8, 2014

Great detail of what life was like in the wars. We don't know we are born!! Very thought provoking. The atmosphere generated was excellent with only dim lighting and sound effects.

Thank Ron L
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