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Oswestry Town Museum

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Oswestry Museum

The museum is entirely managed & run by volunteers & the Oswestry Council seem very supportive... read more

Reviewed 23 July 2018
Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
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The Museum is in the lovely Guild Hall Building. Not a very large museum but there are various... read more

Reviewed 8 June 2018
Preston, United Kingdom
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The Guildhall Bailey Head, Oswestry SY11 1PZ, England
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Reviewed 5 September 2018

The title refers to the fact we got stuck in the lift! We only had about twenty minutes before our car-parking ticket expired and so we dropped in. It is the usual stuff for a small town - the medical items are interesting and quite...More

Thank Jacqueline H
Reviewed 23 July 2018 via mobile

The museum is entirely managed & run by volunteers & the Oswestry Council seem very supportive towards them. There are 3 rooms with displays. Projects are carried out which involve the local community. The Museum is open on Weds, Fri & Sat, entrance is free....More

1  Thank noorcaughley
Reviewed 8 June 2018

The Museum is in the lovely Guild Hall Building. Not a very large museum but there are various rooms to have a wander round and there is an interesting timeline giving details of the history of the town from when rocks first formed until the...More

Thank vivEngland
Reviewed 21 March 2018

A worth visiting museum at the top of the town - gives the history of the area from prehistoric man to the present day. Run by volunteers who also organise activities outside of the museum, - life in the trenches for example at nearby Park...More

Thank abanthonywah327
Reviewed 25 December 2017

There was a volunteer curator on duty when I noticed that this museum was open (not every day). Although he was not talking to me, he did provide an insight into the unlikely significance of Oswestry in English history. Of course, when you think about...More

1  Thank Cantelo
Reviewed 7 September 2017

If the two flights of stairs aren't too much then the museum is well worth it. It offers a history of the town, from prehistoric to 20th Century, all nicely displayed and very informative

1  Thank KevinSadler2364
Reviewed 16 August 2017

A rather small museum, but interesting for half an hour walk round, helpful staff, free entrance and a clean toilet!

Thank Nigel E
Reviewed 7 July 2017

The museum was interesting but really needs better organisation. We found the aeroplane parts display interesting but it needs a better story.

Thank john e
Reviewed 18 June 2017

I came here with my grandparents who live in Oswestry. It has a really eclectic mix of exhibits, which I found really interesting. The volunteers who run the place were super friendly, and there's only a request for a donation, no entry fee. But the...More

2  Thank Amy B
Reviewed 12 June 2017

We were wondering round town and spotted a sign for this and thought we would pop in for a look and were so glad we did. What an interesting array of objects and information. All different aspects of Oswestry's history are on display, from war...More

1  Thank kazzzy67
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17 September 2016|
Response from sjwrc208 |
Yes it is we have had a number of wheel chair visitors take the lift from the ground floor by reception