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The Old Bell Museum
Old Bell Museum Exterior.JPG
General information
Type Museum, inn
Address 3-5 Arthur Street
Town or city Montgomery, Powys
Country Wales
Coordinates 52°33′38″N 3°08′56″W / 52.56067°N 3.14892°W / 52.56067; -3.14892
Owner Montgomery Civic Society
Technical details
Material Half-timbered

The Old Bell Museum is a former 16th-century inn, converted into a museum and run by volunteers from the Montgomery Civic Society of Powys. The half-timbered building contains eleven rooms of various local exhibits, including information on the architecture of the building itself. The building was originally opened as the Old Bell Hotel, and was a temperance hotel fashioned for teetotal visitors visiting Montgomery

The Old Bell Museum was awarded "Accredited Museum" status by the Museums, Libraries and Archives Council of Wales (MLA) in February 2009 and re-accredited in 2013.

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