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'Land of Lost Content' National Museum of British Popular Culture
The Market Hall
Tel : +44 01588 676176
£13.50 - £13.50
£2.50 - £2.50
£4.00 - £4.00
£5.00 - £5.00
The Consumer Society is really quite a recent construct, and it is even more recently that it has begun to be studied and reflected upon to any degree. The 'Land of Lost Content' Museum reflects it like no other place you will ever visit. It is Grandma's attic and a technology graveyard rolled into one. Get on your chopper bike or skateboard, or get behind the wheel of a Morris Minor and make your way through the picturesque countryside of blue remembered hills to the Old Market Hall in Craven Arms. Hire a chara banc and bring a party with you and pay due respect to the amazing collection of popular culture that recalls how it was 'back in the day'. The day before yesterday! with a spark of poetry.
Stella's installations bristle with nostalgia - Schooldays, Food and Drink, Holidays, Film, TV & Radio etc. You will see all we enjoyed and all we endured. (allow plenty of time, it may take longer than you think!)
'Icons Cafe' is on the upper ground floor and can be accessed independently of Museum entrance - snacks, cakes and light lunches are available.
The following are pre bookable for groups societies and private parties - Scone tea inclusive visits. - evening visits to the museum at £10.00 per head inclusive of food and quiz.
February 1st - November 30th Daily (except Wednesdays) 11am - 5pm (last entry 4:10pm)
Admissions Concessions - Family - Student - and Group discounts.
Closed Sundays except during July and August
Access The Museum covers three floors of an 1888 Market Hall (over 7000 sq ft of display area) we have stair lifts fitted to all stairs for the semi ambulant but due to the restrictions of the building we are unable to accommodate wheel chairs.
From the junction of A5/A49 (S) Shrewsbury. Take the A49 south towards Leominster. Pass through Church Stretton and follow the road to Craven Arms. Finish at 'Land of Lost Content' SY7 9NW. (free parking)
By Public Transport
By Rail - Craven Arms is situated on the Cardiff to Manchester & Heart of Wales lines - Connections from all stations.
'Land of Lost Content' National Museum of British Popular Culture facilities include:
- Smoking not permitted
- Demonstrations given
- Guided tours available for groups
- Educational Visits Accepted
- Suitable for families
- Suitable for young children
- Group discounts available (min group size)
- Parking (free)
- Groups accepted
- Max group size
- Min group size
- Open outside normal opening times by appointment
- Special group rates
'Land of Lost Content' National Museum of British Popular Culture accessibility includes:
- Toilets for disabled visitors
- Service dogs permitted (eg guide dogs)
- Ramp/level access
Contact - 'Land of Lost Content' National Museum of British Popular Culture
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