The Automobile Palace,
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Telephone +44 (0) 1597 825531
Senior Citizens: £3.50
Children 4- 16: £2.00
NB A DISCOUNT IS NO LONGER GIVEN TO CTC MEMBERS
Group rates available (not when visits are arranged out of normal open days or hours)
OPENING HOURS ARE 10.00AM-4.00PM
FROM 1ST NOVEMBER THE MUSEUM WILL BE OPEN TUESDAYS, WEDNESDAYS and FRIDAYS
THE MUSEUM CAN USUALLY OPEN FOR GROUPS ON SATURDAYS OR WEEKDAYS NOT NORMALLY OPEN TO THE PUBLIC- PLEASE SEE BELOW
LLANDRINDOD WELLS IS ON THE VERY SCENIC HEART OF WALES RAILWAY ROUTE
Please contact the museum before visiting to confirm open days if you are making a special journey.
We are normally closed Saturdays and Sundays but we can usually accomodate Groups ( minimum 15 people) at weekends/ evenings or weekdays not normally open, by prior arrangement. A charge of £4 per adult will apply - contact us on 01597 825531 for details of this service.
Doors Open 10am - last admission 3.30pm. Doors Close 4.00pm.
Groups & coach parties welcome, please see above. Complimentary admission passes for all bus and coach drivers.
There is wheelchair access throughout the museum, a disability parking bay outside the building and suitable toilet facilities adjoining the museum. Wheelchairs, some powered, are available to hire from Disability Powys, also in the Automobile Palace.
Dogs are very welcome in the museum
The National Cycle Museum is well sign posted on all routes into Llandrindod Wells, motorists should follow the brown "Penny Farthing" signs to the car park at the rear of the Museum.
The Collection houses hundreds of cycles in period settings, including examples from 1819 through to the present day. It also displays rare components and accessories from this period.
The National Cycle Museum welcomes visits from schools in the locality, items are also available for film & TV productions.
Toilet facilities are available within the building during weekdays only.
FRIENDS OF THE MUSEUM
JOIN THE FRIENDS OF THE MUSEUM AND GET ADMISSION, FRIENDS MAGAZINE AND ONLINE LIBRARY DOWNLOADS, AS BENEFITS
BICYCLES FOR SALE
There will be some surplus bicycles and spares from the stores for sale at THE MUSEUM OPEN DAY ON SATURDAY 11TH APRIL 2015- more details to follow.
FREE UV SECURITY MARKING
Museum staff will continue to offer this free service to the public between 10am-4pm on open days. Please call in with your new or not so new bicycle and have it security marked.
New Display at the National Cycle Museum
The Bob Maitland Display
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SCHOOL OUTREACH SERVICE
The museum has a school outreach service visiting primary and secondary schools . Children love it . A charge is made to cover costs
Please contact the museum for more details
Can You Help?
We would appreciate donations of interesting and unusual cycles in very good condition , cycling memorabilia as well as cycling books or catalogues.
NB we are not able to purchase bicycles and very rarely accept bicycles and other items on loan
PLEASE CONSIDER LEAVING A LEGACY TO THE MUSEUM
IF YOU ARE PLANNING TO DO A SPONSORED BICYCLE RIDE, PLEASE REMEMBER THE MUSEUM IS A REGISTERED CHARITY. WE WOULD APPRECIATE YOUR SUPPORT.
The museum has a new display featuring Le Tour de France 2014 - stages 1,2 and 3 in England ,including the Yorkshire Grande Depart
COME AND DRAW A PENNY FARTHING.
(OR ANY OTHER BICYCLE IN THE MUSEUM)
PAPER AND PENCILS SUPPLIED AT NO CHARGE.
QUIZ SHEETS ARE ALSO AVAILABLE
OPEN DAY/ SALE
Saturday April 11th
The museum will hold an Open Day plus sale of surplus items from stores , Sale /mini auction held 11am-3pm
Various cycles and spare parts for sale will be on display in the Automobile Palace .
Further details available nearer the date
CYCLE FESTIVAL AT LLANDRINDOD WELLS ,ON WEEKEND 18/19 JULY
Details are still to be confirmed but it is probable that the museum will be open that weekend.