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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
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
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.
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
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
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
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
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
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