Museum News 26th August 2020

Museum News 26th August 2020

The Museum will remain closed this year because of the Covid-19 Pandemic but we are still busy:-

Daily posts are put on our Facebook page telling stories about Corwen and the Edeyrnion villages and requesting comments and information. Please visit and like the Corwen Museum more | mwy …

Latest News 12th July 2020

Latest News 12th July 2020

Although the Museum is shut, we are still busy working.  We are updating our artefacts database and taking photographs of each artefact in the way recommended by Gruffydd Jones of the Peoples Collection Wales, so that we can upload images and descriptions of our artefacts to the Peoples more | mwy …

We are still busy!

We are still busy!

Although the Museum is not open to visitors volunteers are still working from home doing research on local topics of interest, including the slate quarries, the stories of the Corwen public houses and the history of the Edeyrnion villages.  If you are interested in helping or have any more | mwy …

Schools Painting Competition

Schools Painting Competition

Earlier this year Corwen Museum arranged a Schools Painting Competition for local schools in Edeyrnion, with the help and support of the Clwydian Range and Dee Valley Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, through their Picturesque Landscapes Project.  Ysgol Caer Drewyn and Ysgol Carrog children chose to take part and produced some lovely artwork more | mwy …

Coronavirus consequences

We are closing Corwen Museum with immediate effect in line with the most recent Government guidelines.  We are sorry for any disappointment this may cause.  We will review the situation every couple of months and keep the website updated.

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Coronavirus consequences

We are closing Corwen Museum with immediate effect in line with the most recent Government guidelines.  We are sorry for any disappointment this may cause.  We will review the situation every couple of months and keep the website updated.

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Corwen Museum Open Weekend  Saturday 29th February and Sunday 1st March

Corwen Museum Open Weekend Saturday 29th February and Sunday 1st March

Corwen Museum is pleased to announce their Open Weekend on Saturday 29th February and Sunday 1st March.  The museum will be open from 11.00 am to 4.00 pm and visitors will be able to see the two exciting new exhibitions:Artists and Authors connected to Edeyrnion’ and more | mwy …

Dates for your diaries

Thursday 13th February 2020  6.30 pm  AGM followed by a talk from Paul Davies on Thomas Pennant and his Tours of Wales.  All are welcome.  If you are not a member you will not be able to speak or vote at the AGM but more | mwy …

Museum Christmas Dinner 2019

Museum Christmas Dinner 2019

A group of our volunteers had a great night at 'Old Wives' Tales in Corwen in December to celebrate Christmas

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Opening Times

The Museum will close on Sunday 27th October for the winter and will re-open  on 29th February 2020, with exciting new exhibitions

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Come and see our display of bardic chairs.

Come and see our display of bardic chairs.

We are exhibiting Chairs from the 1902 and 1926 Corwen Chair Eisteddfods and from the 1936 Powys Eisteddfod that was held in Corwen.  As a contrast, we also have the Chair from the 2009 Bala National Eisteddfod, which was not awarded because it was felt that the standard of more | mwy …

Come and see the past! Anderson Shelter in Corwen Museum!

Come and see the past! Anderson Shelter in Corwen Museum!

On September 1st this year we mark the beginning of World War 2 in 1939.  Here in North Wales it was a fine, sunny morning, but the future was to be far from sunny. Often people had to hide away from bomb blasts in specially constructed underground shelters, half buried in the more | mwy …

Trips made by our volunteers

Trips made by our volunteers

17th July 2018     Our trip on 17th July was to the home of the Welsh Poet, Hedd Wyn, at Yr Ysgwrn, Trawsfynydd.  This place is really special and we were very moved to see the "Cadair Ddu", the Birkenhead National Eisteddfod Chair more | mwy …

Tour of the Royal Welch Fusilier Museum

Corwen Museum Volunteers had a great trip on Thursday 10th May 2018 to the Royal Welch Fusilier Museum at Caernarfon Castle.  Our volunteers have been researching the men who are commemorated on the First World War Memorials in Edeyrnion and many more | mwy …

The Corwen Museum acknowledges the support in terms of sponsorship and “help in kind” from the following local businesses:-

Haircare, Nisa Local, Yum Yums Cafe Vintage Home Styles, Pethau Tlws Glaves Roberts Roofing Corwen Manor Ruth Lee Ltd Bala Rotary Club more | mwy …
Museum Opening Hours for 2019

Museum Opening Hours for 2019

Our Opening Times this year are 11.00 am to 4.00 pm Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday.  We are closed on Tuesdays and Thursdays more | mwy …
Spectacular World War 1 Weekend 24th and 25th February 2018

Spectacular World War 1 Weekend 24th and 25th February 2018

Corwen Museum re-opens on Saturday February 24th with a spectacular Open Weekend full of displays and activities based on the First World War.  Come and see the army camp and taste the food they ate.   more | mwy …
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