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In pictures: The Winding House

Winding House, New Tredegar

An old colliery building in New Tredegar has been transformed into a museum exploring the history and heritage of Caerphilly county.

The museum houses an interactive exhibition documenting the history of Caerphilly County

The museum houses an interactive exhibition documenting the history of Caerphilly county.

One of the sensory exhibits encourages visitors to smell different herbs

One of the exhibits encourages visitors to smell different herbs.

The former Elliot Colliery winding engine is a key attraction.

The former Elliot Colliery winding engine is a key attraction.

Some of the equipment that Elliot colliery miners would have used.

You'll also find some equipment that the miners would have used.

A dressing up box allows adults and children to try on clothes from different periods

A dressing up box allows adults and children to try on clothes from different periods.

School groups who visit the Education Room learn about different aspects of Medieval life.

School groups who visit the Education Room learn about different aspects of medieval life.

The foyer of the museum has a cafe and shop.

The foyer of the museum has a cafe and shop.

The mix of old and new architecture has created a striking building.

The mix of old and new architecture has created a striking building.




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