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Museum - Transport, next open Tue 17 Jan - Fri 22 Dec 2017, £2-£5

National Cycle Collection

National Cycle Collection

Details

The National Cycle Museum has approximately 250 machines on display within the 6,000 square feet of floor space at any one time, with a similar number held in the reserve collection.

Journey through the lanes of cycle history and see bicycles from 1818, such as the Hobby Horse, Boneshakers and Penny Farthings, up to the most modern Carbon Fibre machines of today.

The Dunlop tyre story sets the stage for the entrance of the tyred bicycle.

The exhibition hall contains displays on past racing stars such a Bob Maitland , Olympic medal winner , Bill Bradley winner of the Milk Race in 1959/60, Billie Dovey the keep fit lady of the 1930's who rode just under 30,000 miles in one year, Eileen Sheridan who set many long distance records,, Barry Clarke National Mountain Bike Champion of 1996 and George Nightingale who rode the 25-mile in under an hour in 1938, to name but a few.

Coach parties acceptedDisabled toiletsFacilities for groupsGift shopOn-site light refreshmentsPublic toiletsAccepts groups

Children welcomeDisabled accessDogs acceptedSmoking not allowed

Opening details

Season Dates Opening Hours
Tue 17 Jan - Fri 22 Dec 2017 Tue - Wed 10:00 to 16:00 | Fri 10:00 to 16:00

Prices

ADULT PRICE £5 .00 CONCESSIONS £4- OVER 60 / STUDENTS
CHILD PRICE £2.00
ENTRY FREE FOR CARER WITH DISABLED PERSON

Contact

Freda Davies

01597 825531

Address

The Automobile Place,
Temple Street ,
Llandrindod Wells ,
Powys ,
LD1 5DL

Location and nearby places

Directions

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Map reference: SO 060609  Lat: 52.23831 Long: -3.37751

By car:- turn off A483 at roundabout in town centre , follow signs for lake but turn right at rear of the Automobile Palace , car park is on left

By public transport:

Parking: free

Accessible by Public Transport: 1 mile from Llandrindod Wells station

Facilities

  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • Facilities for groupsFacilities for groups
  • Gift shopGift shop
  • On-site light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
  • Children welcomeChildren welcome
  • Disabled accessDisabled access
  • Dogs acceptedDogs accepted
  • Smoking not allowedSmoking not allowed

Self-Assessed Accessibility Details

Parking

  • YesDesignated parking provided for guests with disabilities
    • YesWithin 50 metres approx. of entrance
  • Surface of the car park and pathway leading to entrance is:
    • YesSolid ie tarmac / concrete etc
  • YesDrop-off point for guests outside entrance
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