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Amgueddfa Corwen Museum

Open Now: 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Open today: 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Lovely little museum

Popped in for a quick visit en route home from holiday. Very friendly staff and good exhibits... read more

Reviewed 2 November 2018
nessief
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Worcester UK
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Gives a good insight of Wales’s experience during the First World War and in the medieval times... read more

Reviewed 24 October 2018
Dylan_Hassan
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Rochester, United Kingdom
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The Museum displays information about the culture and heritage of Corwen, Edeyrnion and the Dee Valley. It tells the story of the people who have lived in this area over the centuries and to the present day.
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London Road, Corwen LL21 0DP, Wales
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Reviewed 2 November 2018 via mobile

Popped in for a quick visit en route home from holiday. Very friendly staff and good exhibits . Good WW1 displays and model railway. Railway display good too. Free entry

Date of experience: November 2018
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Lindsay W, Manager at Amgueddfa Corwen Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 3 November 2018

We are pleased that you enjoyed your visit and hope you will call in again to see our new exhibitions next year.

Reviewed 24 October 2018 via mobile

Gives a good insight of Wales’s experience during the First World War and in the medieval times. Also has a model railway and the history of the trains on it. Very nice staff and good dogs are allowed.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Dylan_Hassan
Lindsay W, Manager at Amgueddfa Corwen Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 26 October 2018

I am pleased that you found the Museum of interest and hope you will come again to see our new exhibitions next year. We are always happy to allow dogs on leads into the Museum and will provide water for them if required.

Reviewed 17 October 2018 via mobile

We visited on a Wednesday morning. We were greeted by a very friendly lady who explained how the museum was laid out. The museum is free to visit but donations are welcome. The topics covered are the development of the Corwen area, Owain Glyndwr and...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Lindsay W, Manager at Amgueddfa Corwen Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 19 October 2018

Thank you for your lovely review and we look forward to seeing you again. The Museum will close for the winter on November 4th but will re-open on March 1st 2019 with new exhibitions on 'Corwen - an Eisteddfod Town', 'Corwen Pavilion entertains Wales' and...More

Reviewed 19 August 2018 via mobile

Friendly staff inside who explained what the museum had to offer. Mostly WW1 exhibits on the ground floor explaining the part played by Wales in it. Both welsh and English explanations by the exhibits On the floor up is the railway collection showing the history...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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laurawatkins, General Manager at Amgueddfa Corwen Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 20 August 2018

Thank you for taking the time to post a review. We are glad you found it interesting. Hope to see you again.

Reviewed 14 July 2018

I visited today while my wife was meeting a friend and I was blown away by the amount of great information. I particularly enjoyed the railway exhibit upstairs. There has been so much hard work put into this Llangollen - Corwen railway over the years...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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laurawatkins, Front Office Manager at Amgueddfa Corwen Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 17 July 2018

Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review the volunteers at the museum appreciate all the feedback. I am glad you enjoyed your visit and agree the Railway volunteers have done an amazing job and we are looking forward to the...More

Reviewed 26 June 2018

We saw signs for this museum while looking for lunch in Corwen and decided to stop in. We are glad we did! The museum is small, but has very nice exhibits about local history, including the area's connection with Owain Glyndwr. The volunteer was very...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Lindsay W, Manager at Amgueddfa Corwen Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 26 June 2018

Thank you for your lovely comments about Corwen Museum. Our volunteers work very hard to provide exhibitions that are educational as well as enjoyable. We love the area in which we live and are passionate about telling its story. It is very rewarding when we...More

Reviewed 31 May 2018

Visited Corwen Museum having taken a steam train ride to the town. We received a friendly welcome from the gent on duty, and there were no admission charges, although donations are welcome. The venue is rich in local history, featuring key exhibitions on World War...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Lindsay W, Manager at Amgueddfa Corwen Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 2 June 2018

We are very pleased that you enjoyed your visit to Corwen Museum. We are a small museum run by very enthusiastic local volunteers who are passionate about the beautiful and historic area in which they live. It is always rewarding to get such lovely reviews...More

Reviewed 30 April 2018

Found this little museum whilst 'killing time' in Corwen between steam train rides. An excellent little museum with great displays, information and super friendly guides. Really informative and helpful guides bring the displays alive. The model railway (upstairs) is a delight.

Date of experience: April 2018
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laurawatkins, Manager at Amgueddfa Corwen Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 1 May 2018

Thank you so much for the review. Glad you enjoyed the trains. Hope to see you again. Best wishes Laura

Reviewed 15 March 2018

I called in at the museum on a damp March afternoon. I was given a warm welcome by the volunteer on duty and advised that there was no admission charge although donations were welcome. There was plenty of information about Owain Glyndwr, their local hero...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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Lindsay W, Manager at Amgueddfa Corwen Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 16 March 2018

Thank you for your glowing review of our Museum. You obviously learned a lot about our local area from your visit and we are pleased it enhanced your time spent in Corwen. We hope you will be back.

Reviewed 28 February 2018 via mobile

Brilliant museum and fantastic WW1 exhibition. Well worth a visit. The volunteers have done a great job at building a WW1 trenches bunker.

Date of experience: February 2018
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Lindsay W, Manager at Amgueddfa Corwen Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 1 March 2018

Thank you for your lovely review. It is great to hear such uplifting comments and makes all the hard work that has been put in worthwhile. We hope to see you again soon.

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