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Usk rural life museum

The Malt Barn New Market Street | Usk, Usk NP15 1AU, Wales
+44 1291 673777
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This is a very interesting place to visit

This is a much bigger exhibition than you would expect, its best to allow a couple of hours to see... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
499stephanie210
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Abergavenny, United Kingdom
Museum and a bite to eat

Free to enter museum that was crammed full of fascinating old artefacts from days gone by on the... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
NICOLA F
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The Malt Barn New Market Street | Usk, Usk NP15 1AU, Wales
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+44 1291 673777
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"run by volunteers"
in 7 reviews
"well worth a visit"
in 12 reviews
"welsh town"
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"small cafe"
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"the kitchen"
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"farm equipment"
in 2 reviews
"couple of hours"
in 3 reviews
"exhibits"
in 15 reviews
"farming"
in 8 reviews
"donation"
in 9 reviews
"machinery"
in 7 reviews
"blacksmith"
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"barn"
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"cuppa"
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"visitors"
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"monmouthshire"
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a much bigger exhibition than you would expect, its best to allow a couple of hours to see everything!!! Much more in there than you would ever expect. And there is a lovely cafe to go through to get there, so my granson...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Free to enter museum that was crammed full of fascinating old artefacts from days gone by on the farm, blacksmiths and a cottage kitchen. Very friendly and knowledgeable staff. A Cafe was attached to converted barn which served the best ever toasted teacakes! Highly recommended...More

Thank NICOLA F
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Reviewed 18 March 2018

Well worth the visit - another gem that's free - donations appreciated. Rural life from the past you must visit the kids will love it. Very well worth a visit.

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Reviewed 20 February 2018

Great little museum, full of memories and incredible artefacts. Very friendly staff and a pleasant café. An interesting way to spend a couple of hours in a very pleasant little welsh town

Thank Steve7657
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Reviewed 17 November 2017

The muesum was closed when we visited but we made use of the tea shop. Excellent cake and the ladies in the cafe were lovely. The tea shop has lots of leaflets to local attrctions.

Thank MistressWeatherwax
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Reviewed 12 November 2017

A very good free museum run by friendly local people. Well presented exhibits giving a comprehensive history of Rural Life in Monmouthshire. A must see for all visitors to Usk.

Thank Usk M
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Reviewed 26 October 2017 via mobile

Definitely worth having a look round this delightful museum full of interesting historical artefacts from the rural past. Thoughtfully put together by volunteers. The cafe was good value and friendly.

Thank helen1664
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Reviewed 20 July 2017

great rural museum that is free to visit. Free car parking. There is a cafe altough we did not eat there. The volunteers were very friendly.lots of exhibits, not just farming but everything that showed how life was before mobile phones and the internet.

Thank yorkshireladdie
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Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

Brilliant museum with friendly helpful staff! Exhibits well presented and the museum is very very organised

Thank FethiyePat
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Reviewed 5 June 2017

Was strolling around Usk town centre when I stumbled across the museum. Very interesting walking around particularly as I am from an engineering machinery background.

Thank Ian J
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