Wrexham Museum redevelopment project awarded new funding grant

The project to redevelop Wrexham Museum into a ‘Museum of Two Halves’ has been awarded a grant by a major UK charity. The ‘The Museum of Two Halves’ project will see the current Wrexham Museum building redeveloped into a brand new museum for Wrexham, alongside a Football Museum for Wales.

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Football museum shares Welsh clubs’ stories in new short film series

All six short films in our Welsh Football Club Origins series are now available to watch online. The films include the stories of clubs with over a hundred years of history, as well as clubs who have only just started their Welsh football journey. Each story is told with the

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Home advantage for ‘Museum of Two Halves’ project manager

Nick Underwood, Senior Project Manager at Fraser Randall has recently returned to Wrexham, his childhood home, and is thrilled to be part of a project so close to his heart. Fraser Randall have been appointed as Technical Project Managers for Wrexham’s ‘Museum of Two Halves’ – a fully refurbished and

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Wrexham’s ‘Museum of Two Halves’ appoints activity planners

Activity planners have been appointed to help develop an extensive plan of action for Wrexham’s new ‘Museum of Two Halves’. Wrexham Museum has now closed to the public so the building can be prepared for redevelopment. The new ‘Museum of Two Halves’ is set to open in 2026 and will

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A landmark display on museum forecourt

The latest display on the museum forecourt is a series of artworks by north Wales’s landscape artist, Mikey Jones. Mikey Jones rose to prominence with his ‘Wrexham Skyline’ mural which was exhibited at the old Wrexham Arts Centre and reminded people of the town’s urban heritage. Since then his paintings

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Wrexham Museum’s redevelopment project reaches major stage

Update – February 2023 Wrexham Museum is now closed for redevelopment. Wrexham Museum and Football Museum Wales have opened up a ‘pop-up museum’ in the market hall at Wrexham’s multi-award winning arts, markets and community venue, Tŷ Pawb. The museum’s Courtyard Cafe has also relocated to Tŷ Pawb. You can

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Green Light for Major Museum Project

The buzz surrounding Wrexham and football has reached around the world.  From Australia to Argentina, Canada to Cardiff and Fishguard to Finland, people know about the Hollywood takeover at Wrexham FC in the city that is the birthplace of Welsh Football. At the heart of that city is Wrexham Museum,

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Football fans of Wales – we need your views on our new musuem plans…

The ‘Museum of Two Halves’ is our shorthand name to describe the project that will see the development of the Football Museum for Wales and a new Wrexham Museum in the current museum building on Regent Street in Wrexham, Wales. Wrexham Museum is already home to the Welsh Football Collection.

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Wrexham Museum to close temporarily as part of redevelopment project

Wrexham Museum, Café and Archives will be closing temporarily for a short period as part of the ‘Museum of Two Halves’ redevelopment project. The project will see the creation of a new Football Museum for Wales alongside a fully refurbished Wrexham Museum in the current museum building on Regent Street

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Dragons & Warriors – Homeless World Cup exhibition opens at Wrexham Museum

An exhibition showcasing images taken during the Homeless World Cup has opened at Wrexham Museum – the future home of the new Football Museum Wales. The exhibition, titled Dragons Warriors – Dreigiau Rufelwyr, features a selection of photographs, taken by South Wales based photographer, Nigel Whitbread, during the 2019 Homeless World

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