Museums & Galleries


Robert Owen was one of the most influential thinkers and social reformers of his time. The Robert Owen Museum in Newtown, Montgomeryshire houses a collection of objects, pictures and written material relating to the life of Robert Owen. The Museum tells Owen’s story and is in the centre of Newtown just a few feet from where Owen was born.

Situated in Arthur Street near to the Town Hall, the Old Bell is an independent museum and was officially awarded”Accreditation” status by the Museums Libraries and Archives Council (MLA) on 26th February 2009.

Step into the 1870s at the award-winning Judge’s Lodging and discover the world of a most unusual household. Explore the ‘upstairs, downstairs’ life of the Victorian Judges, their servants and felonious guests.

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The Radnorshire Museum, part of Powys County Council Museum Service, can be found in the centre of Llandrindod Wells, holds artefacts relating to the former county of Radnorshire and is housed in the old Carnegie Library.

The Town Hall, Great Oak Street, Llanidloes, Powys SY18 6BN

The museum depicts the history of the Borough of Llanidloes during the last 300 years including a recreated Victorian kitchen and parlour. The museum also has an exhibition on the use of forests and the study of nature.

Opening Hours: Tuesday, Thursday & Friday: 11am-1pm & 2-5pm

Saturday: 11am-2pm

Closed Monday & Wednesday

The Canal Wharf, Welshpool, Powys SY21 7AQ

The museum illustrates the archaeology and social history of Montgomeryshire from the earliest prehistoric settlers to the 20th century population and is housed in a renovated and restored warehouse by the Montgomery Canal.

The museum is open all year.

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