Museum News February 2021

Museum News February 2021

At this time of the year we are usually frantically working on new exhibition themes within the Museum for re-opening after the Winter on St David’s Day.  Unfortunately, we are still not in a position to re-open because of Government restrictions due to the Coronavirus Pandemic and it more | mwy …

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 …

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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Latest entries | Mwyaf diweddar

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 …
Lest we forget our young men of Edeyrnion who fell in the Great War

Lest we forget our young men of Edeyrnion who fell in the Great War

We hope you will come to see the Books of Remembrance in the Museum and  pay your respects to the 144 young men and 1 woman who are named on our War Memorials in Edeyrnion. more | mwy …
Trip to see Bronze Age Spearhead found in Corwen

Trip to see Bronze Age Spearhead found in Corwen

On Friday 20th October, a group of volunteers from Corwen Museum went to Storiel Bangor to see a bronze spearhead that had been more | mwy …

Our Model Railway is having a facelift

    Nick Collins is working every Wednesday to bring our Model Railway of the line from Berwyn Station to Glyndyfrdwy back into pristine condition.  Come and see him at work. Are you interested in volunteering at the Museum?  As well as stewards, we more | mwy …
Have you seen our farming exhibition?

Have you seen our farming exhibition?

We have a fantastic exhibition on until November of farming and rural life in Edeyrnion and Denbighshire, including the "Farming Memories" Exhibition produced by Menter Iaith.  It is well worth seeing and will bring back memories to many people who have more | mwy …
Corwen Museum welcomes you in this 'Year of Legends'

Corwen Museum welcomes you in this ‘Year of Legends’

Come and find out about Owain Glyndwr, the last Welsh Prince of Wales, who owned land throughout the Edeyrnion area during the late 1300s and who had a magnificent estate at Glyndyfrdwy.   Find out why Prince Henry (later to be Henry V of England) destroyed this estate and devastated the more | mwy …

Have you seen our windows?

Have you seen our windows?

The Pilgrim in our photograph is one of six travellers through time who have journeyed to Corwen and are now depicted in our lovely chapel windows.  Renowned stained glass designer, Alfred Fisher, has designed the windows, using vinyl rather than glass, to produce an effect that allows the natural light more | mwy …
Find us on London Road, Corwen (A5) across from Corwen Manor (The Old Workhouse)

Find us on London Road, Corwen (A5) across from Corwen Manor (The Old Workhouse)

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Come and see our new exhibitions!

Come and see our new exhibitions!

The Museum re-opens on Saturday February 18th with two new Exhibitions on 'Corwen - The Crossroads of North Wales' and 'The Legend of Owain Glyndŵr. We tell the story of Corwen from the first inhabitants in the area in Prehistoric more | mwy …

We have won Heritage Lottery Support!

We have today received £7900 from the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF), part of which will fund two exciting new exhibitions in the Corwen Museum, on the legend of Owain Glyndwr and Corwen – the Crossroads of North Wales.  These displays will tell the story of Corwen and the Edeyrnion area more | mwy …
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