Contact us:
Winding House
Cross Street
New Tredegar
NP24 6EG

01443 822 666
windinghouse@caerphilly.gov.uk

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  The Winding House has been granted the status of Full Accreditation by CyMAL: Museums, Archives and Libraries Wales

 

 

Visitor Information

 Opening Times

Our opening hours are: 

Monday to Friday      10am-5pm

Saturday & Sunday   11am-4pm

We will close at 5pm on Friday 23rd December 2016 and re-open at 10am on Tuesday 3rd January 2017.

Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!
 

Admission Charges

FREE admission

Charges apply to learning workshops and some of our events.

 

 

Visitor Facilities

Click for useful information regarding access to our services and facilities

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Access Policy Statement

The Winding House is committed to removing the barriers often associated with traditional museums and heritage sites, which may prevent people making the best use of the services that we offer. People may experience many different barriers to access, such as organisational, physical, sensory, intellectual, cultural and financial and the Winding House will consult with users and non users to identify and tackle as many of these barriers as possible.  Access to the museum, its collections and its resources should be available to all.

 

Family Visits

   We want your visit to be as family friendly as we can make it!                 We've signed up to the Kids in Museums Manifesto.                               

 

From where to park your pram or buggy, to what families can enjoy together in our exhibition galleries - find the answers to help plan your family's visit to the museum by clicking on the image below.

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We've signed up to the Kids in Museums Manifesto and want to ensure your visit is as family friendly as we can make it!

We hold lots of family friendly events throughout the year-find out more here.

We were shortlisted for this year's Telegraph Family Friendly Museum Award - and we even won a special NEW award!  Find out more here.

 

Group Visits (15+)

We can a provide an engaging, illustrated talk to your group     No visit is complete without that all important tea or coffee! We offer 10% discount to groups on pre-booked refreshments  The historic winding engine may be run for special interest groups by prior arrangement - subject to the availability of our engine volunteer team

Looking for an interesting, friendly visit with a warm Valleys welcome? Contact us to find out how what a visit to the Winding House can offer your group: talks available on a range of subjects, 10% discount on pre-booked refreshments - and maybe even a special engine running!

Download more information for group leaders by clicking on the image below.

Information for groups - click to find out more

Advance booking is advisable. Click on the image below to download our Group Booking Form.

Group booking form - click to download.    

Return your booking form to the Winding House and we will contact you to confirm the booking.

Comments from Sheffield U3A, following a visit in June, 2015: 

"Thank you again for the lovely visit to the Winding House Museum. We all found it very interesting and we did appreciate that the volunteers came into demonstrate that wonderful engine for us.I am sure your museum will go from strength to strength."

 

Dementia Friendly Visits

The Winding House is set to become Wales' first dementia friendly reminiscence centre, leading the way in creating a dementia supportive museum environment. We are the first public venue within the County Borough to host Rempods - pop up reminiscence rooms which evoke key places and periods of the past.

Read more here and find out more about the Rempods being displayed by clicking on Exhibitions.

 

School Visits

Visit our Learning section to find out more about School Visits.

 

Public Transport

You can find information relating to all aspects of using public transport to get to the Winding house at www.traveline-cymru.org.uk. Our postcode is NP24 6EG.

New Tredegar is served by the Penarth to Rhymney Arriva Trains Wales service. Alight at either Brithdir or Tirphil stations. The Winding House is a 10-15 minutes walk from either station.

 

 

 

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The Winding House project was financed by the
European Union's Objective 1 Programme, the Welsh Assembly Goverment
and Caerphilly County Borough Council.

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