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Wrexham County Borough Museum

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Address: County Buildings Regent Street | County Buildings, Wrexham LL11 1RB, Wales
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+44 1978 297460
10:00 - 17:00
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Mon - Fri 10:00 - 17:00
Sat 10:30 - 15:00

The Wrexham County Borough Museum is a museum covering a variety of...

The Wrexham County Borough Museum is a museum covering a variety of historical periods ranging from Neolithic right up until the present day. It is a rather popular attraction in Wrexham due to the free admission, as well as being open and suitable to all ages with a number of hands on activities for younger guests. The museum is the home of a large Welsh orientated football collection as well as a variety of local artefacts. The museum often holds special events and/or exhibitions.

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Visited with grandchildren. A very small museum with some local history. Also a small display relating to Brymbo Man that really caught the imagination of our 7 year old. Another... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited with grandchildren. A very small museum with some local history. Also a small display relating to Brymbo Man that really caught the imagination of our 7 year old. Another small current exhibition is about Wales International football. Some memories there. Free entry and a small popular cafe. Worth a visit. T

Thank Brianinsydney
Wrexham, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The museum is full of interesting items relating to the Wrexham area there is always something different on display new things to learn great for any age

Thank Michael E
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3 reviews
Reviewed 2 February 2017 via mobile

Very interesting, especially the part about the miners at Bersham colliery. Nice coffee shop too😊. Small museum but good.

Thank Bethan P
Wrexham, United Kingdom
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55 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 January 2017

Only a small building, but is packed well with some interesting artefacts. Exhibitions change regularly so worth popping in now and again to see whats been changed, or look up their social media activity as to when they change the exhibits. Nice little coffee shop in the front of the building. Parking available nearby, but is all paid parking.

Thank The_Rhos
South Wales
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197 reviews
150 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 138 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 November 2016

A small museum but enough to keep you occupied for some time. Unfortunately it was not possible to read all the information notes in the displays due to their positioning and the lighting angles - they seemed to be placed as a secondary thought but otherwise a very interesting and free museum on the edge of the shopping area.

Thank Welshwasp
Susan P, Public Relations Manager at Wrexham County Borough Museum, responded to this review

Dear Welshwasp, I am so pleased that you enjoyed your visit to Wrexham County Borough Museum & Archives and found our exhibitions informative. Also thank you for your thoughts and comments regarding the positioning of information notes in our galleries- so sorry you struggled to read them . Our new exhibition 'The Last One Standing: The Tales of Bersham Colliery'... More 

Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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1,575 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 405 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 October 2016 via mobile

The museum has fun exhibits and a collection room upstairs. It also has lots of history a cafe and a gift shop.

Thank Ed E
Wrexham, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 13 September 2016

very good place to visit ,found information i needed on local mines .good cafe too ..well recomended

1 Thank Stephen C
Liverpool, United Kingdom
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55 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 September 2016

I was actually looking for somewhere to have a cuppa but ended up having a good wander around. The museum is free and it's an excellent little museum, well laid out with lots of interesting artefacts. The cafe was great too, lovely coffee and friendly staff. Well worth stopping by.

1 Thank beverley_goodwin
Wrexham County, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 18 August 2016 via mobile

Locely coffee shop with some good cake... and a stunning museum to take you back as far as 1600BC... interactive and informative! A real treat and serene get away from the "hustle and bustle" of Wrexham. A must see... friendly service

1 Thank HAWiesinger
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13 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 August 2016

This is a small museum, but has lots of exhibits, interactive and interesting The local exhibits are fantastic and they do some great session for young children

1 Thank Helene R

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