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Much Wenlock

The Memorial Hall,

High St, Much Wenlock Shropshire TF13 6HR
01743 258885

Much Wenlock Museum

Can you name the town that was the inspiration for the modern Olympic Games?

If you said Much Wenlock, you’re spot on.

At the Much Wenlock Museum you’ll discover how Baron Pierre de Coubertin was inspired to start the modern Olympics when he visited the Much Wenlock Olympian Games.

You’ll also find out about the town and surrounding area’s past and geology.

Make sure you allow time to follow the Wenlock Olympian Trail that starts and ends at the museum.

What’s even better, admission is free.


  • Family facilities
  • Literary or architectural interest
  • Non smoking establishment
  • Disabled Access
  • Entrance flat/ without steps
  • Guide Dogs Permitted

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