Winding House

Winding House
Cross Street
New Tredegar
Caerphilly
NP24 6EG
Wales

Website

www.windinghouse.co.uk

E-mail

windinghouse@caerphilly.gov.uk

Telephone

Winding House

01443 822666

Fax

01443 828216

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Winding House
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The Winding House is THE museum for Caerphilly County Borough. Inside the striking new building you can unearth the hidden history of Caerphilly County Borough, explore our latest exhibition, research your family's past, take part in one of our many events, discover the Victorian Winding Engine, eat, drink and shop!

Venue Type:

Museum

Opening hours

Tues - Sun 10.00 - 17.00

Open Bank Holiday Mondays

Closed: Mon

Admission charges

FREE

Additional info

Access to the Research Room must be pre-arranged and booked.

The Winding House collects material with a strong association with Caerphilly County Borough from pre-history to the present day. Its collections are largely social history and industry but are expanding as the profile of the site increases.

Collection details

Industry, Social History

Exhibition details are listed below, you may need to scroll down to see them all.

The Edwardians

  • 18 April — 20 July 2014 *on now

Discover life in the County Borough in the early 1900s, in the years leading up to the First World War - from daily life and social pastimes, to politics and industry.

Suitable for

  • Any age

Website

http://www.windinghouse.co.uk

"Our duty to bear": the First World War and Caerphilly County Borough

  • 2 August 2014 — 30 September 2015

To mark the 100th anniversary year of the start of the First World War, our next major exhibition will explore how the War affected men, women and children in Caerphilly County Borough.

Suitable for

  • Any age
  • Family friendly

Website

http://www.windinghouse.co.uk

Events details are listed below. You may need to scroll down or click on headers to see them all. For events that don't have a specific date see the 'Resources' tab above.

Activi-Time: Easter Crafts

  • 18 April 2014 11am-12pm *on now

Get creative with some eggs-cellent Easter crafts!

Suitable for

  • Family friendly
  • Especially for children
  • 5-6
  • 11-13
  • 7-10

Admission

Small charge for Activi-Time sessions. Booking is essential.

Website

http://www.windinghouse.co.uk

Museum Monday

  • 5 May 2014 10am-4pm

A day of family fun for the May Day Bank Holiday.

Suitable for

  • Any age

Website

http://www.windinghouse.co.uk

Image of an adult and child looking at objects using a magnifying glass

Museums at Night - Gallery Guess Who

  • 15 May 2014 5-7pm

Join us on a museum quest as we solve an after hours mystery! Follow the detective around the galleries, can you 'Guess Who' has been hiding in the museum?

Admission includes a certificate, badge, drink and snack for each child.

Our coffee shop and gift shop will also be open late, serving hot drinks and snacks for the grown ups.

Suitable for

  • 5-6
  • 7-10

Admission

£2.50 per child, adults free

Website

http://www.windinghouse.co.uk

Discovery Days

  • 22 July — 30 August 2014

Fun gallery activities & trails throughout the summer holidays.

Suitable for

  • Especially for children

Website

http://www.windinghouse.co.uk

Activi-Time Summer Fun!

  • 25 July 2014 11am-12pm

Fun family crafts based on different historical periods.

Suitable for

  • Especially for children
  • 5-6
  • 11-13
  • 7-10

Admission

Small charge for Activi-Time sessions. Booking is essential.

Website

http://www.windinghouse.co.uk

Activi-Time Summer Fun!

  • 8 August 2014 11am-12pm

Fun family crafts based on different historical periods.

Suitable for

  • Especially for children
  • 5-6
  • 7-10
  • 11-13

Admission

Small charge for Activi-Time sessions. Booking is essential.

Website

http://www.windinghouse.co.uk

Activi-Time Summer Fun!

  • 15 August 2014 11am-12pm

Fun family crafts based on different historical periods.

Suitable for

  • Especially for children
  • 5-6
  • 11-13
  • 7-10

Admission

Small charge for Activi-Time sessions. Booking is essential.

Website

http://www.windinghouse.co.uk

Activi-Time Summer Fun!

  • 22 August 2014 11am-12pm

Fun family crafts based on different historical periods.

Suitable for

  • Especially for children
  • 7-10
  • 5-6
  • 11-13

Admission

Small charge for Activi-Time sessions. Booking is essential.

Website

http://www.windinghouse.co.uk

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