National Wool Museum at Drefach Felindre, Carmarthenshire


Some of the attractions in Carmarthenshire:
 National Botanical Garden 
 Dylan's Boat House 
 Laugharne Castle 
 Teifi Valley Railway 
 Gwili Steam Railway 
 National Coracle Centre 
 National Wool Museum 
 County Museum 
 Museum of Speed 
 Industrial Museum 
 Lyric Theatre 
 Parc Howard Museum 
 

The National Wool Museum at Drefach Felindre was once the centre of a thriving Welsh woolen industry.

The Wool Museum at the Old Cambrian Mills in Drefach-Felindre

National Wool Museum
Dre-Fach Felindre
Carmarthenshire
SA44 5UP

Tel: 01559 370929

National Wool MuseumThe National Wool museum at Dre-Fach Felindre is housed in the old Cambrian Mills, once the centre of a thriving Welsh woollen industry.

The museum tells the story of an industry that produced shirts and shawls, blankets and bedcovers and woollen stockings that were sold in local markets and which were exported all over the world.

At the musuem you can see working textile machinery, discover hwat it was like to work at the Cambrian Mills and explore the Textile Gallery - with a stunning wall of blankets and unusual nineteenth century knitted socks.

Facilities at the museum include

  • Coffee shop and picnic area
  • Gift shop
  • Lift or level access to most areas of the site
  • Facilities for disabled visitors
  • Baby changing facilities and high chairs
  • Car parking
  • An Access Guide
 

The museum is also home to a commercial working mill, one of the last flannel makers in Wales.  On permanent display at the museum are works from Julia Griffiths Jones, who is visually combining the ongoing manufacturing process of the working mill, Melin Teifi with the historic textile collection. The Museum is located 4 miles east of Newcastle Emlyn, 16 miles west of Carmarthen off the A484. Follow brown tourist signs for National Woollen Museum.

Opening Times:
April to September: 10am - 5pm daily
October tp March: 10am - 5pm, Tuesday - Saturday

For more information call 01559 370929. If you contact the National Wool Museum please mention that you found this information in www.carmarthenshire-pages.co.uk


Farm Holidays WalesFarm Holidays - Wales at Morlogws Farm is only 61/2 miles away - enjoy a heated indoor swimming pool and hot tub when you rent a Carmarthenshire holiday cottage, a log cabin or the farmhouse itself.
Emlyn Arms HotelThe Emlyn Arms Hotel dates back over 300 years, when it was a Coaching Inn. It is in the centre of Newcastle Emlyn, a busy Market Town at the border of Carmarthenshire and Ceredigion, approximately 4 1/2 miles away.
 


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