We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

National Wool Museum

Dre-fach Felindre SA44 5UP, Wales
+44 1559 370929
Review Highlights
A fascinating museum with friendly and helpful staff

We took our seven-year old granddaughter to the Welsh Woollen Museum in Drefach Felindre, and she... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
This place is an absolute gem.

The National Wool Museum is a fascinating place and gives the full story of Wool, from fleece to... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Llandovery, United Kingdom
via mobile
Read all 125 reviews
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent62%
  • Very good32%
  • Average4%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
Closed Now
All hours
Hours Today: 10:00 - 17:00
Dre-fach Felindre SA44 5UP, Wales
+44 1559 370929
Write a Review
Reviews (125)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 125 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

We took our seven-year old granddaughter to the Welsh Woollen Museum in Drefach Felindre, and she was enchanted by it. She found the exhibition on the ground floor fascinating, and we then went upstairs to watch the various stages in the wool manufacturing process: carding,...More

Thank deverestackpole
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The National Wool Museum is a fascinating place and gives the full story of Wool, from fleece to blanket. The exhibits, mainly machinery from working Wool mills, take you step by step through the processes involved in the wool industry. There are plenty of leaflets...More

Thank C R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Enjoyed our visit but disappointed that no one was demonstrating the weaving and spinning equipment and there appeared to be only one guide for the whole museum. We will return again when the machinery is working and the adjacent mill is in production. We had...More

Thank Oldmotherhen
Reviewed 4 May 2017 via mobile

Spent an enjoyable day at the museum. The staff were welcoming and knowledgeable. The displays were informative and really interesting. We enjoyed looking at the permanent exhibits and then shopping for a beautiful Welsh blanket. The cafe was good. And then to top it all...More

Thank hamilts
Reviewed 1 May 2017 via mobile

An excellent museum. As part of the national museum portfolio, this is free to visit, so would be a no brainier event if it wasn't so excellent. Very child friendly, including some interactive elements which all ages seemed to enjoy. Out girls, 5 and 10...More

Thank Winicat
Reviewed 29 April 2017 via mobile

Not that bad really it was raining so it passed a bit of time before lunch........also went to the gold mining museum which is good

Thank shelleyhay
Reviewed 17 April 2017

Went there with 2 adults 3 kids but hubby and 16 yr old daughter were like really mum,but thoroughly enjoyed thereselves had amazing time watching machine upstairs and downstairs in action amazing !!!!!!!! Had lunch there and really good value for money twins had kids...More

Thank heidiwadsworth1
Reviewed 17 April 2017

My partner and I visited the National Woollen Museum as part of a camping holiday in Ceredigion. We arrived shortly after they opened and there were staff checking the machines and the rooms. We were met by a very friendly museum volunteer (I presume?) who...More

Thank Duncan T
Reviewed 11 April 2017

As it was raining and needed somewhere dry, to go. Thought this would be boring but, WRONG. Best time of day to go, is probably mid morning and keep your fingers crossed the machines are being demonstrated. You can phone and book group visits, like...More

Thank Philip C
Reviewed 6 April 2017

The wool museum is free (but it is nice to leave a donation) and well worth a visit. You can see the full process of wool production from where the fleece is washed to it being turned into yarn. It is sobering to think that...More

Thank Visitexperience
Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Are woollen fabrics available to purchase?
21 December 2014|
Answer Show all 3 answers
Response from BobandJosie | Reviewed this property |
Yes. as othere have said, there is a wide range of items to purchase - but things are "quite expensive".