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Lloyd George Museum

Llanystumdwy LL52 0SH, Wales
+44 1766 522071
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My second absorbing visit to the Lloyd George Museum

An absolute gem of a Museum telling the fascinating story of Lloyd George's early life through to... read more

Reviewed 24 October 2017
elizabeth56227
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Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
Absorbing!

This museum provides an absorbing account of the life and achievements of one of our greatest... read more

Reviewed 21 October 2017
Llanharan_Wales
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Llanharan, Wales
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The Lloyd George museum is situated in the heart of Llanystumdwy, the village where Lloyd George was brought up as a child. The museum itself tells the story of his life, from humble beginnings, to becoming one of the greatest British statesmen of the twentieth century. He is known as the man who; taxed the rich to help the poor, gave women the vote, introduced National Insurance and Old Age Pensions, led the country to victory during the First World War, and was instrumental during the peace talks at Versailles.Visitors can also step back in time and visit the Victorian cottage Highgate, his boyhood home, and his Uncle's shoemaker's workshop next door, which is joined to the Museum by a footpath through a Victorian Cottage garden.His grave is also located in the village, just a short walk up the drive from the Museum, he is buried in the woods above the river Dwyfor. We advise visitors that they may need at least an hour and a half for their visit, as there is the Museum itself to see, the cottage Highgate, and also a half hour film summarising his life and achievements.
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Reviewed 24 October 2017

An absolute gem of a Museum telling the fascinating story of Lloyd George's early life through to his death. My 2nd visit and I should still be happy to go again and again. It is absolutely vital that funding is found for the Museum to...More

Thank elizabeth56227
Reviewed 21 October 2017

This museum provides an absorbing account of the life and achievements of one of our greatest politicians. A combination of well-illustrated story boards, incorporating much original material, allied to some effective AV elements gave us a comprehensive grasp of this diminutive Welshman who often upset...More

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Reviewed 30 September 2017 via mobile

The Museum was well run and presented. The artifacts like the bag he used and his clothing gave a feel of how he spent his day in office, also lots of information in writing. However the restriction on photography should have been easy to read...More

Thank Joyce R
Reviewed 24 September 2017

Hubby and I went here on a rainy Sunday morning. It had a FREE car park. It was FREE entry as it was the annual open day. The museum was laid out on one floor in a chronological order and we walked round in a...More

Thank Jilly2903
Reviewed 7 September 2017

Great museum showing the life of this politician. Detailing the whole of his life and the memorable events within it.

Thank Ularcher
Reviewed 5 September 2017 via mobile

A very small museum, that tells a big story. Well laid out and informative. The staff seemed too laid back. The house next door where Lloyd George lived with his Uncle, and part of the ticket price, was locked and had to ask for it...More

Thank MiGJo72
Reviewed 20 August 2017

A real hidden gem, full of information well displayed and very accessible. Great staff, very knowledgeable and welcoming. So glad we went.

Thank AB157
Reviewed 16 August 2017

The Lloyd George museum was a unbelievable experience for the whole family. From the dressing up for the kids to the film for the adults. It was very interesting finding out about the world famous statesman who grew up in the city where i live,...More

Thank mrsehrentreu
Reviewed 6 August 2017

I'm biased, Lloyd George is a hero of mine, and I've wanted to visit for years. It didn't disappoint! There's wonderful information about his life, his achievements, his relationships, and so much more.

Thank KevinSadler2364
Reviewed 5 August 2017 via mobile

The museum is well worth a visit, it is full of the usual artefacts such as newspaper cuttings and medals however it really does show all the details of his life. There is a 10 minute video which is worth a watch and for children...More

Thank 75familyoffour
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