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Rhayader Museum and Gallery

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Good and informative

It's a place where if it's raining you can go and have a nice time , good for children as well cafe... read more

Reviewed 20 June 2018
Leigh N
Waikoloa, Hawaii
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
Rhayader, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 20 September 2018

This is a very small community run venture which is well worth supporting. The museum is small but well displayed and informative. There are also exhibitions in an adjoining room as well as a little shop and quite an extensive tourist info room.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 20 June 2018

It's a place where if it's raining you can go and have a nice time , good for children as well cafe good can recommend

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Leigh N
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.

Date of experience: July 2017
1  Thank Heather H
Reviewed 27 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

Date of experience: July 2017
1  Thank Helen R
Reviewed 13 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

Date of experience: May 2017
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

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank GPTLebu
Reviewed 14 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.

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank julielewis15
Reviewed 11 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

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank Alitho10
Reviewed 14 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

Date of experience: September 2016
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.

Date of experience: September 2016
1  Thank angiejones2016
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