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Museum Admission

Adults: £5.00.
Senior Citizens:/Students £4.00
Children 4-16: £2.00
Dogs £Free
Carers £Free
groups £ -groups are very welcome, please contact us for price details

We regret we cannot accept debit or credit cards.


Opening Times

Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays 10am-4pm
Open all year


Group books welcome, please contact us for details

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National Cycle Museum

The Automobile Palace
Temple Street
Llandrindod Wells
Powys - Mid Wales
LD1 5DL

Tel: 01597 825531
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Tricycles and Quadricycles

During the period between the first appearance of the hobby horse and the development of the velocipede, many attempts were made to construct three or four wheeled machines, the tricycle or quadricycle.

Primitive wooden tricycles with hand-and-foot propulsion were built, while the quadricycle was successfully commercially developed by makers such as Sawyer and Ward. With the introduction of the light, metal, wire-spoked wheel, tricycles became important.

Many different forms were tried, some of asymmetrical layout and others with the large diameter wheels already in use for the ‘penny farthing’. These were also used because they still only had solid rubber tyres and the larger wheel afforded the rider some comfort.

Tricycle design finally stabilized in the form of a three-wheeled machine with front and rear wheels of approximately the same size and a chain drive to the rear axle and front wheel steering. These machines are still built today and are favoured by a small group of tricycle enthusiasts.

 

The National Cycle Museum is suitable for all ages, we have wheel chair and push chair access and disability toilets on site.
National Cycle Museum - Llandrindod Wells
National Cycle Museum

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


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