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.

Wrexham County Borough Museum

Closed Now: 10:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Open today: 10:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Review Highlights
Great for kids to explore

We had a great time as a family in this interactive musuem. I would recommend this for a visit... read more

Reviewed August 4, 2016
Darwen, United Kingdom
My Local Museum

It's a place to visit places and time one may not get to! Displays are interesting, for all age... read more

Reviewed July 21, 2016
Rosemary L
via mobile
Read all 80 reviews
All photos (33)
Full view
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent52%
  • Very good38%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“lovely cafe”(5 reviews)
“worth a visit”(8 reviews)
“free entry”(3 reviews)
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...more
Closed Now
Hours Today: 10:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
See all hours
County Buildings Regent Street | County Buildings, Wrexham LL11 1RB, Wales
+44 1978 297460
Improve This Listing
Top Selling Tours & Activities in and around Wrexham
from US$70.50
More Info
from US$70.50
More Info
Reviews (80)
There are newer reviews for Wrexham County Borough Museum
See the most recent reviews
Filter reviews
80 results
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Show reviews that mention
All reviews lovely cafe worth a visit free entry interesting exhibits gift shop children information beakers activity sheets visitors
Updating list...
21 - 30 of 80 reviews
Reviewed August 4, 2016

We had a great time as a family in this interactive musuem. I would recommend this for a visit. Parking can be found in the shopping centre just down the road.

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank nigelsteven
Reviewed July 21, 2016 via mobile

It's a place to visit places and time one may not get to! Displays are interesting, for all age group. Highly recommended!

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank Rosemary L
Reviewed July 9, 2016

My family and I love our local museum and are regular visitors. All the staff and volunteers are warm, welcoming and accommodating to young visitors. They work really hard to provide a wide variety of family friendly events and exhibitions, most of which are free...More

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank JesterJo
Reviewed June 11, 2016

I'm not sure if it's all about my race, an asian being in a Welsh town-a staff was staring at me in a suspicious look since I stepped into the museum, watching me all the time while I was trying to give a close look...More

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank Evie0609
Susan P, Public Relations Manager at Wrexham County Borough Museum, responded to this reviewResponded June 14, 2016

Dear Evie0609 Thank you for your comments. We are sorry that you didn't enjoy your visit to Wrexham County Borough Museum & Archives. Our staff and volunteers are a friendly and welcoming group of people, so if Ok , would it be possible for you...More

Reviewed April 5, 2016

Went specifically to see the Brymbo Swamp exhibition, travelled from Colwyn Bay. Small site, restricted exhibits. The Swamp rooms were very well done given the restrictions. Some of the other exhibits appeared somewhat ad hoc. Why oh why did some of the touch screens not...More

Date of experience: April 2016
Thank cefnlad
Reviewed April 2, 2016 via mobile

Great museum, in a beautiful, historic building. Lovely staff, nice cafe and good exhibits. For its size, it's great. We went on the first of April to see the historic land speed record breaker ' Babs '. She was there just for one day and...More

Date of experience: April 2016
1  Thank stevethegibbon
Reviewed March 17, 2016

Brilliant meals from a tiny kitchen, thats erves freshly cooked food, snacks and salads - and a truly great breakfast. A light and airy venue for informal meetings, or business - and a very interesting public area to view. A brilliant place, lovely people and...More

Date of experience: January 2016
Thank Bob H
Reviewed February 18, 2016

The only reason for not giving it full marks is that it deserves to be larger! It is a lovely place, steeped in the history of years gone by. It is always exhibiting eras connected to local history and once housed (albeit briefly) the European...More

Date of experience: August 2015
Thank djlucjohn1
Reviewed February 17, 2016

This excellent exhibition is on until June 2016 and is not to be missed! In the words of Professor Barry Jones of Aberystwrth University, who has led the study of this unique site, the fossils are 'world class.' The fossils are from the coal seam...More

Date of experience: January 2016
Thank Georgina G
Reviewed February 7, 2016

Very good town museum, very nice staff and the cafe food is really good. This place is well worth a visit.

Date of experience: October 2015
Thank naldotwod
View more reviews
Nearby HotelsSee all 9 nearby hotels
The Lemon Tree Restaurant with Rooms
308 reviews
.40 km away
Premier Inn Wrexham Town Centre Hotel
842 reviews
.41 km away
Ramada Plaza Wrexham
718 reviews
1.00 km away
Travelodge Wrexham
226 reviews
3.05 km away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 291 nearby restaurants
182 reviews
.21 km away
The Elihu Yale
138 reviews
.07 km away
Wrexham Fish Bar
62 reviews
.15 km away
Lot 11 Cafe & Hideout
29 reviews
.17 km away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 120 nearby attractions
Grove Park Theatre
22 reviews
.18 km away
Wrexham Tourist Information Centre
14 reviews
.34 km away
Central Station Bar
9 reviews
.19 km away
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
Bethan P
January 24, 2017|
Response from Susan P | Property representative |
Hi Bethan, Thank you for your message. Yes, the Museum has toilets on both floors which are fully accessible. We also have baby changing facilities. If you have any more questions then please do call in at the Museum, or... More
July 5, 2016|
Response from Susan P | Property representative |
Hi, very sorry for the delay in replying. Admission to Wrexham Museum is free. There are modest charges for some of our activities such as children's drop-in craft sessions and sleepovers. You can find out about our... More