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Welcome


Location
The Automobile Palace,
Temple Street,
Llandrindod Wells,
Powys
LD1 5DL
Mid Wales.

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Contact
Telephone +44 (0) 1597 825531
Email cycle.museum@care4free.net

Admission charges

Adults: £4.00
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.


DISABILITY PROVISION


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


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.


Latest News

05/01/2012
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.

NEWS

The museum has a new display featuring Le Tour de France 2014 - stages 1,2 and 3 in England ,including the Yorkshire Grande Depart

CHILDREN
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



EVENTS

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.