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Rhayader Museum and Gallery

East Street, Rhayader, Wales
+44 1597 810561
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A bit out of the way but well worth finding

This loveley little museum with a gift shop is also the local information hub. It's only 300 yards... read more

Reviewed 20 August 2017
Heather H
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Rhayader, United Kingdom
Disappointing

This is more of a museum than a gallery, I think because of the relatively close proximity to the... read more

Reviewed 26 July 2017
Helen R
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Shropshire, United Kingdom
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  • Excellent29%
  • Very good51%
  • Average16%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible0%
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“large room” (2 reviews)
“bygone days” (2 reviews)
“lovely staff” (2 reviews)
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East Street, Rhayader, Wales
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Reviewed 20 August 2017

This loveley little museum with a gift shop is also the local information hub. It's only 300 yards from the town centre but needs signs as if you don't stumble across it you would not know it existed.

1  Thank Heather H
Reviewed 26 July 2017 via mobile

This is more of a museum than a gallery, I think because of the relatively close proximity to the Fine Artists graduating from Aberystwyth university, I went in with great expectations. I thought we would see some fabulous Fine Art, however on display are artefacts...More

1  Thank Helen R
Reviewed 12 May 2017

Small but very informative museum giving an insight into bygone days and the history of the Rhayader village and area. Interactive displays and a change to do brass small rubbings which us three 60 somethings found great fun! Lovely staff all of which took time...More

Thank KatyK9
Reviewed 7 May 2017

We were visiting the town so after noticing the signs pointing to the museum we visited. It is a little walk down the main street but worth it. Friendly staff at large reception area .It is housed in a nice modern building and most of...More

Thank GPTLebu
Reviewed 13 April 2017

This was enjoyable but very small. Being used to so many free museums in Wales it seemed a lot to pay for one room of exhibits. The staff were friendly and I enjoyed my short time here.

Thank julielewis15
Reviewed 10 November 2016

I spent much longer in here than I anticipated - the talking tapes were addictive and I liked the way all aspects of local life were illustrated. When I was there (June 2016) there was also a great exhibition of textiles on the ground floor....More

Thank Alitho10
Reviewed 13 September 2016

As they say a little can go a long way. This is so true of this museum. It might seem a little room with just some things on the wall, but when you read all the information, you come out with so much knowledge about...More

Thank Mike H
Reviewed 6 September 2016

Stories of people and their lives in and around Rhayader. Great col ection of bygones well displayed. Also historic guide to beautoful Mid Wales.

1  Thank angiejones2016
Reviewed 13 March 2016

Enjoyed a Blues evening with Ritchie Dave Porter. Well done to the volunteers that organise these events.

Thank Christine B
Reviewed 9 February 2016

Staff who want to engage with you to let you know what if on offer, not only in the museum but also locally. They have a wealth of experience and knowledge which some museums sadly lack. Some years back they held a Roman exhibition which...More

Thank Brian P
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