Robert Owen Museum and its collection

Robert Owen Museum

The Museum tells the remarkable story of Robert Owen, born in Newtown (Powys) in 1771. A village boy who hobnobbed with royalty. A shop assistant who became a factory manager. An educator with little education. A rich man who fought for the poor. A capitalist who became the first "socialist". An individualist who inspired the Co-operative movement. Robert Owen Museum features exhibits related to Personalities. Key themes, people and exhibits in the museum include: Robert Owen.

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Robert Owen Museum
Broad Street
The Cross
SY16 2BB Newtown

Visitor information Robert Owen Museum

Opening hours

11:00 – 15:00
11:00 – 15:00
11:00 – 15:00
11:00 – 15:00
11:00 – 15:00
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed

Summer opening times vary. Some Saturdays in Summer - museum may be opened.
Museum will be opened at other times for groups (pre-booked) on request only.

Friday 15th April 2022 - ** MUSEUM CLOSED **
Monday 18th April 2022 - ** MUSEUM CLOSED **
Monday 2nd May 2022 - ** MUSEUM CLOSED **
Thursday 2nd June 2022 -  ** MUSEUM CLOSED **
Friday 3rd June 2022 -  ** MUSEUM CLOSED **



Free entrance, but donations very welcome towards upkeep.


Wheelchair accessible
Museum shop

Location & Map

Broad Street, Newtown

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