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“Fascinating visit to Tin Shed!”

Tin Shed Experience
Ranked #1 of 5 things to do in Laugharne
Certificate of Excellence
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: 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 workmans cottage. Over the years we have developed links with historical film and television productions such as 'Band of Brothers' and 'Saving Private Ryan'. We are also a quirky semi outdoor / undercover area for events. ********************************************************************** We are closed all days on Monday's and Tuesdays Reopen on Wednesday/Thursday/Friday and Saturday at 11am and last entry is at 4.30pm. Sunday we open at 1pm and last entry is at 4.30pm * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * Admission Fee General Admission £3 Family 2 Adults 2 Children £10 WW2 Veterans FREE Director Seimon Pugh-Jones 07974 106 157 Events Co-ordinator Min Evans 0781 696 0268 *Museum may close occasionally to cater for special events. Please check our facebook page & website regularly for details & phone to double check our availability before travelling. We apologise for any inconvenience caused during these times * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * ALL INFORMATION IS SUBJECT TO CHANGE WITH NO LIABILITY TO THE WEB PAGE CREATOR OR THE TIN SHED EXPERIENCE PLEASE PHONE TO DOUBLE CHECK THAT WE ARE OPEN BEFORE TRAVELING TO VISIT US. ******************************
Useful Information: Wheelchair access, Bathroom facilities
Reviewed September 7, 2012

Visited Tin Shed whilst staying in Laugharne in August. Have to admit we went because it was pouring with rain and did'nt know what else to do. Persuaded my 2 teenage sons and mom to come along. Knew my mom would enjoy it at least as the theme is 1st and 2nd world wars. BUT have to say we spent a very good 2 hours there, thoroughly entranced by Simon , our guide and co-owner. A small rusty shed has been transformed into a brilliant museum of genuine and original artifacts, costumes, books, weapons, photos, each section with a story told beautifully by Simon, who truly loves this place and what it has become. They have an Anderson shelter and a wartime cottage set up. My kids who easily get bored by this kind of thing really and honestly enjoyed it and never once slyly asked me to 'go now mom!' Well worth the money and time to go. 10 out 10!

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Reviewed September 7, 2012

Visited the beautiful town of Laugharne yesterday (6.9.12) and called into the Tin Shed Experience. What a fantastic Museum ... Seimon and Andrew have created an authentic 1930/40s atmosphere combined with original artifacts from the period. It really took me back to my childhood in the 40s with the Anderson Shelter and the various objects in the home front area, so absolutely true to the time it brought back so many wonderful memories. Seimon talked us through our tour, and he was able to bring the whole experience to life with his beautifully crafted stories and anecdotes.
If you miss out on a visit to the Tin Shed .... you will have missed out on an opportunity to revisit the past! Thank you Seimon and Andrew et al for the work and committment you've shown in your love of the Tin Shed.

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Reviewed September 4, 2012

If you were just to stick your head in the door you might think 'so what it s nothing special' but take the time to look and see the memorabelia and the buildings and you will be surprised, you will also be greeted by a very enthusiastic owner(s)/curators. We were greeted by Seimon who was a welth of knowledge, he gave us stories of how Tin shed was set up , information about the area, how they got some of the materials and memorabelia.
We thought we might be there a half hour turned out to be about 2 and I feel we could have been there longer.

We only really stumbled across this due to tripadvisor, our planned activity turned out to be off on the day so looked up things to do it the area we were going to. We were so glad we took the 2 hour trip as the Tin Shed was a brilliant experience

There is a small fee for this attraction but it was well worth it

1  Thank Jill M
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Reviewed September 2, 2012

We decided to call in at the Tin Shed after it being highly recommended by my brother and we are so glad that we did. The humble frontage is deceiving and we expected to spend about half an hour there but we ended up staying a lot longer. So much so that after we had to leave in order to check out of our hotel we decided to return for another look around. Seimon is very welcoming and enthusiastic and we had a lovely time chatting with him. There is so much more to the collection than World War II militaria and would appeal to everyone. While we were inside the WWII cottage an older gentleman walked in and said that he expected to see his granny sitting there as it was so realistic. This place is fantastic - other museum curators should visit and take note!

1  Thank Linda391
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Reviewed September 2, 2012

Stayed in Laugharne for a week in August which in itself was wonderful and peaceful. Visited the Tin Shed 40's Museum out of curiosity expecting to be there for maybe 30 minutes. Over 2 hours later we finally left having had a truly memorable time and retrospective look at the two wars. We shared stories relating to two generations of our families. This was a hands on exhibition and proved a comprehensive history lesson. If you are in the area you must pay a visit. Well done.

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