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The Original Tin Shed Experience

C/O Willow Cottage, Clifton Street | 4, Clifton Street, Laugharne SA33 4QG, Wales
+44 7974 106157
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Our last visit of season becomes last visit ever!

I never write reviews on places I've visited, restaurants I've eaten etc. but I felt I had to... read more

Reviewed yesterday
sunnyseasurf100
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Hay-on-Wye, United Kingdom
CLOSED!

I was looking forward to visiting but sadly this small museum experience is no longer open. However... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Maureen C
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Tin Shed Experience is a second hand tin sheeted museum housing a collection of items from 1914-45 and wartime items including some film memorabilia and props. We have an Anderson Shelter and a 1930's work-mans cottage. Over the years we have developed links with historical film and television productions such as 'Band of Brothers' and 'Saving Private Ryan'. We are also a quirky semi outdoor / undercover area for events. We are currently closed. We apologise for any inconvenience caused during these times Director Seimon Pugh-Jones 07974 106 157; Events Co-ordinator Min Evans 0781 696 0268; Outreach Emyr Price 079 661 74 79. * * * * * * * ALL INFORMATION IS SUBJECT TO CHANGE WITH NO LIABILITY TO THE WEB PAGE CREATOR OR THE TIN SHED EXPERIENCE PLEASE PHONE TO DOUBLE CHECK THAT WE ARE OPEN BEFORE TRAVELING TO VISIT * * * * * * * *
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“little gem” (12 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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C/O Willow Cottage, Clifton Street | 4, Clifton Street, Laugharne SA33 4QG, Wales
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+44 7974 106157
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"anderson shelter"
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"small place"
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"second world war"
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"pay a visit"
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"like stepping back in time"
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"enjoyable visit"
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"on display"
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"war years"
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"church car park"
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"my mum"
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"trip down memory lane"
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"all ages"
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Reviewed yesterday

I never write reviews on places I've visited, restaurants I've eaten etc. but I felt I had to register on here today after hearing news that this gem of an attraction has been forced to close once and for all in Laugharne. My family and...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

I was looking forward to visiting but sadly this small museum experience is no longer open. However Laugharne has many other places of interest to visit.More

1  Thank Maureen C
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TinShedLaugharne, Director at The Original Tin Shed Experience, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We are incredibly saddened to read this review Maureen C. This closure is not of the organisations doing and is not a position we envisaged being in at this time of year. Sorry for the disappointment and any inconvenience caused. We are currently in a...More

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Reviewed 6 January 2018

Found this as we walked down the main street. What an absolute gem of a place. It really is a great and interesting visit suitable for all ages. I can only say that the collection must have taken some time to source but its great...More

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TinShedLaugharne, Volunteer Tour Guide at The Original Tin Shed Experience, responded to this reviewResponded 9 January 2018

Thank you for taking the time to leave a review here. We are always pleased that visitors have enjoyed their visit to the museum. We hope to meet you again. Kind regards, Min the Tin. Tour Guide.

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Reviewed 5 November 2017

Superb museum with lots of exhibits, all of which are "hands on" . Simone has such great knowledge of bygone times and the local area as well. We took elderly parents who were reminiscing at each exhibit , mother in law showing us how she...More

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TinShedLaugharne, Volunteer Tour Guide at The Original Tin Shed Experience, responded to this reviewResponded 7 November 2017

Thank you so much for your lovely review and for visiting the Tin Shed Experience. It was a joy to listen to your parents memories. We hope to see you here again in the future. Kind regards, Min the Tin

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Reviewed 25 October 2017 via mobile

This is a WW 2 themed museum. It is expanding, so may be worth a visit in the future. It is in 2 parts. Outside is a 1940’s themed cottage complete with Anderson shelter, and inside the shed are military themed displays. The highlight is...More

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TinShedLaugharne, Tour Guide at The Original Tin Shed Experience, responded to this reviewResponded 28 October 2017

Thank you for your kind review. We are always pleased to read that visitors have enjoyed their 'Tin Shed Experience'. We hope to welcome you here again in the near future, Kind regards, Min the Tin

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Reviewed 19 October 2017

This is a little gem,very relevant to our age group (80) but a excellent way to show the younger people what we went through in the was and after it. The newspapers of the time was so interesting ,and the great knitted dolls (cast of...More

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TinShedLaugharne, Tour Guide at The Original Tin Shed Experience, responded to this reviewResponded 28 October 2017

What a lovely review. Thank you so much for taking the time to write this for future visitors. We are always very pleased to hear/read of our visitors 'Tin Shed Experience' and we will pass on your lovely comments to our volunteers and to the...More

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Reviewed 7 October 2017

A very enjoyable hour looking at all the memorabilia of the 1940s the guides were really informative . Definitely worth a visit

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TinShedLaugharne, Tour Guide at The Original Tin Shed Experience, responded to this reviewResponded 28 October 2017

Thank you for taking the time to leave a review of your visit to the Tin Shed, Laugharne. We really hope to see you here again soon... Kind regards, Min the Tin

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Reviewed 1 October 2017 via mobile

We checked it was open before visiting, which is a must as it is run by volunteers. There are loads of things to see and they even let you touch exhibits, which is most unusual. There is a farm house in the garden which is...More

2  Thank Malc-H-1
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TinShedLaugharne, Events Co-Ordinator and Tour Guide. at The Original Tin Shed Experience, responded to this reviewResponded 5 October 2017

Thank you for your kind review. I will make sure to pass on your comments to Denize the volunteer that showed you around and to 'The Ninja Knitter' - Annie Hardy the creator of the knitted characters. We look forward to seeing you again, hopefully....More

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Reviewed 28 September 2017

Lots of interesting WW2 era memorabilia. The curator is on site and very interesting to talk to. This pace is a little gem, combined with an inexpensive meal at a local pub, we had an excellent day out.More

1  Thank Ian P
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TinShedLaugharne, Event Co-Ordinator and tour guide. at The Original Tin Shed Experience, responded to this reviewResponded 5 October 2017

It's always lovely to know that our visitors have had an interesting time at the Tin Shed and an enjoyable visit to the Medieval Township of Laugharne. Thank you for taking the time to leave your review and for visiting the Tin Shed. Kind regards,...More

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Reviewed 21 September 2017

Small but compact museum. Full of artefacts from WW2 some of which can be handled/tried on/sat in! The owner is very knowledgeable and made the visit interesting. Can't believe how small the Anderson shelter was - how did a family fit inside? Well worth a...More

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TinShedLaugharne, Events Co-Ordinator and Tour Guide at The Original Tin Shed Experience, responded to this reviewResponded 5 October 2017

Thank you for taking the time to leave your kind review. We are pleased to know that the Anderson shelter has raised some questions for you.... Hope to welcome you here again soon. Kind regards, Min the Tin

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Jeanette W
10 October 2016|
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Response from TinShedLaugharne | Property representative |
Dogs are very welcome at the Tin Shed. Thank you
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3goaway
19 June 2015|
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Response from TinShedLaugharne | Property representative |
Always give the shed a call before visiting. They could be closed due to filming, group bookings or be hosting and event.
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