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Interesting and also very helpful

This is an interesting museum. Not terribly large but lots of local interest packed in. My wife was... read more

Reviewed 8 November 2018
RobandGill
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Midlands
Surprisingly interesting and wonderful

When we first entered the museum, the staff was very welcoming but the museum didn’t look like it... read more

Reviewed 6 November 2018
4648Traveler
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Atlanta, Georgia
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Reviewed 8 November 2018

This is an interesting museum. Not terribly large but lots of local interest packed in. My wife was looking for some local particulars relating to her family history. The lady working there went and searched out some relevant information and provided it to us. The...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank RobandGill
Reviewed 6 November 2018

When we first entered the museum, the staff was very welcoming but the museum didn’t look like it would take long to walk through and theat there would be little of interest. Wrong!! What a neat museum with World War I artifacts and local histories...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank 4648Traveler
Reviewed 27 August 2018

Visited here after travelling by train from Llanfair Caereinion to Welshpool by narrow gauge. Saw the museum by the canal,admission was free. Not a big building, but the quality of articles they have is very very impressive, covers a lot of time eras, has an...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 20 August 2018

We had a very pleasant hour at this museum, It was hot and sunny outside and bright and airy in, Full of interesting facts about the area things that I didn't even guess at. My 12 year old grandson found it interstering and when can...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 14 July 2018

I'm not a museum person but I enjoyed an hour or so in this small museum. The setting is lovely on the Montgomery Canal, a bench in the sun watching swans and cygnets while waiting for the museum to open (10.30). The receptionist was friendly...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank A S
Reviewed 26 June 2018

We saw this signposted on the way into Welshpool. Lovely little canalside museum, free entry and charming staff. Full of local artefacts to do with farming, the Railway, canals etc. Lots of vintage memorabilia about music, film stars, toys, clothes etc. Very interesting part on...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank susan U
Reviewed 26 June 2018 via mobile

We visited for one of the occasional evening openings. There was a special display on and this included items from the 60's and 70's alongside the usual displays. Lots of information on Laura Ashley, the designs and impact on the local area. With lots of...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 10 June 2018

This gem of a museum is located at the end of Morrisons carpark. (if you shop for items at the supermarket you can park without charge). It is free, and deserves to be better known. Local historians over many years have contributed to the exhibition...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank wyntyll
Reviewed 28 May 2018

We popped in not long before closing so didn't get a chance to see all of the exhibits. It is packed with local history, free to enter and easy to park in the town streets. Well worth a visit.

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Sharon S
Reviewed 26 May 2018

We had been to this museum once before and were pleased to find that not only could my sister visit with us this time, but her dog too. The museum is well worth a visit when you are in Welshpool. There is always plenty to...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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