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National Wool Museum

Dre-fach Felindre SA44 5UP, Wales
+44 1559 370929
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Accessible.. Plenty of Bluebadge Parking. Guide very helpful. All staff disability... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Manchester, United Kingdom
A trip to the mill

The museum is a very interesting venue and we found the trip worth while. It is free to park and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Dave H
Kettering, United Kingdom
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Dre-fach Felindre SA44 5UP, Wales
+44 1559 370929
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Accessible.. Plenty of Bluebadge Parking. Guide very helpful. All staff disability aware,knowledgeable and kind. Brilliant Team. The museum is accessibly labelled. Sufficient space between exhibits,just watch out for some large mirrors about 4 of them on the left first floor. It's easy to be kidded...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

The museum is a very interesting venue and we found the trip worth while. It is free to park and enter the museum. We found the staff both welcoming and very informative. There are working machines and we saw cloth being woven from a safe...More

Thank Dave H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We spent about 2 hours here which included going on a guided tour. The 2 guides were excellent and had plenty of questions thrown at them! It was interesting to see the machines in use and to hear what it would have been like to...More

Thank Shan J
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What a lovely museum. Situated in the old Cambrian woollen mill, it is free to visit (although there is a box for donations), has ample parking, a picnic area, friendly knowledgeable guides & is suitable for all ages and abilities. The museum consists mainly of...More

Thank holidaysabroad100
Reviewed 13 June 2017

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 9 June 2017 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 4 June 2017 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
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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".