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Lloyd George Museum

Llanystumdwy LL52 0SH, Wales
+44 1766 522071
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Inspiring couple of hours!

I went on the bus which runs half-hourly between Criccieth and Pwllheli in order to visit the grave... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Crewe, United Kingdom
lloyd george village

wasn't sure what to expect before we went other than him being PM during WW1.What an eye opener... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Warwickshire, United Kingdom
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The Lloyd George museum is situated in the heart of Llanystumdwy, the village where Lloyd George was brought up as a child. The museum itself tells the story of his life, from humble beginnings, to becoming one of the greatest British statesmen of the twentieth century. He is known as the man who; taxed the rich to help the poor, gave women the vote, introduced National Insurance and Old Age Pensions, led the country to victory during the First World War, and was instrumental during the peace talks at Versailles.Visitors can also step back in time and visit the Victorian cottage Highgate, his boyhood home, and his Uncle's shoemaker's workshop next door, which is joined to the Museum by a footpath through a Victorian Cottage garden.His grave is also located in the village, just a short walk up the drive from the Museum, he is buried in the woods above the river Dwyfor. We advise visitors that they may need at least an hour and a half for their visit, as there is the Museum itself to see, the cottage Highgate, and also a half hour film summarising his life and achievements.
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I went on the bus which runs half-hourly between Criccieth and Pwllheli in order to visit the grave of David Lloyd George, which I had done some 30. Years ago .. but the MUSEUM AND SHOEMAKER's Cottage were new to me. I was very graciously...More

Thank rfarrington820
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

wasn't sure what to expect before we went other than him being PM during WW1.What an eye opener, his grave is just round the corner from the museum and in a wood. very modest and the location is perfect .The museum photos and exhibits are...More

Thank dmjuly
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

An interesting life set out in an interesting way = an interesting afternoon! Good for all the family with knowledgeable and affable guides at hand, you can see the house he grew up in and you can visit his grave both of which are within...More

1  Thank Peter M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We'd heard of David LLoyd George, one of England's prime ministers of course, but this museum really filled in all the gaps in our knowledge. What a find in this tiny little village. We learnt about his early domestic life in the cottage he was...More

Thank wainbod
Reviewed 10 May 2017

We weren't expecting very much from this museum, but it was fascinating and really well run. The museum is packed with all sorts of information and memorabilia relating to Lloyd George. Attached is the cottage where he lived as a child, and you can see...More

Thank jackrobson97
Reviewed 30 April 2017

A very well structured and a note resting display including a film about the nan and a trip to Highgate. Good presentation and visual/oral displays including digital imagery with Philip Madoc speaking Staff pleasant.

Thank Simon W
Reviewed 10 April 2017

A totally fascinating place. Really well laid out with excellent photos, information and artefacts. An education for everyone. Includes a entrance to Lloyd George's childhood Victorian cottage. A short circular walk takes in his final resting place with lovely view of the river , and...More

Thank Canterbury1996
Reviewed 26 October 2016

Driven past village many times and always promised ourselves that we'd call in to museum. So much more than we'd imagined that we're planning a return visit as we didn't have the time to do it justice. The video is a must as it clearly...More

Thank Marilyn0909
Reviewed 11 October 2016 via mobile

What a valuable and worthy museum. As a welsh woman with my entire upbringing in Welsh schools and universities, this is the first real education I have had in relation to Lloyd George - and what a magnificent story you have shared. A comprehensive and...More

1  Thank Gwen T
Reviewed 24 September 2016

This fascinating place gives a really good insight into one of Britain's great political figures. Though the museum is relatively small it is packed with a massive amount of information, which is presented in a variety of ways. I found the Victorian school room and...More

Thank Alan L
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