National Cycle Museum

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The National Cycle Museum in Llandrindod Wells has approximately 250 machines on display spanning 200 years of cycling 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. A copy of the first bicycle made by Johnson of London 204 years ago is displayed. Exhibits include an 1818 Hobby Horse, Boneshakers and Penny Farthings, Victorian solid-tyred machines and the latest carbon fibre racing models. The Dunlop tyre story sets the stage for the entrance of the tyred bicycle.

The museum have developed a workshop section where visitors can see first hand how repairs and maintenance are carried out on exhibits and newly donated bicycles.

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.

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Guide Prices

All adult entry is £5
1 child free entry with each paying adult, otherwise entry is £1



  • Disabled access
  • Disabled toilets

Booking & Payment Details

  • Free Entry


  • On-site light refreshments


  • Children welcome


  • Facilities for groups

Property Facilities

  • Dogs Accepted
  • Gift shop
  • Public toilets
  • Smoking not allowed

Target Markets

  • Accepts groups
  • Coach parties accepted

Map & Directions

Road Directions

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:

Accessible by Public Transport: Llandrindod Wells station is 1 mile away.

National Cycle Museum

Type:Museum - Transport

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

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Tel01597 825531

Opening Times

* Days open are:
Mondays and Tuesdays: 10am - 4pm
Saturday: 10am - 2pm
Closed Sunday.
There are no onsite refreshments.

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