Opening times - Shrewsbury Flaxmill Maltings
A brick building with a clock.
The clock on the restored Smithy at Shrewsbury Flaxmill Maltings. © Historic England

Opening times

The Mill – ground floor exhibition

The Mill exhibition is open 10am to 4pm every Wednesday to Sunday.  

The exhibition is closed on Monday and Tuesday during term time*.  

During school holidays* and Bank Holidays, open daily Monday to Sunday, 10am to 4pm.  

*Dates based on Shropshire Council school holiday dates. 

Advance booking recommended to guarantee entry.

Please note that tours need a separate ticket to The Mill exhibition. Spaces are more limited on guided tours, so if you wish to have both experiences on the same day, we suggest you book your guided tour first before you book your exhibition ticket.

Turned Wood Café

The popular vegetarian Turned Wood Café offers a wide range of food, coffee, and cakes.

For current opening times, events, menu and FAQ’s please see here

No ticket is required for access to the Turned Wood Café.

Behind-the-Scenes guided tours

Behind-the-Scenes guided tours run on Wednesday to Sunday at 11am.

Places are limited so advance booking is recommended to guarantee entry.

Please note that tours need a separate ticket to The Mill exhibition. Spaces are more limited on guided tours, so if you wish to have both experiences on the same day, we suggest you book your guided tour first before you book your exhibition ticket.

Jubilee Tower tours

Jubilee Tower tours run on Wednesday to Friday at 2pm.

From the beginning of July, additional Jubilee Tower tours will be available on the first Saturday and the third Sunday of the month. additional tours will be running on the first Saturday of the month and the third Sunday of the month from the beginning of July. Please note that the Sunday July tour will run on 28 July due to the Flaxmill Creates Festival the week before.

Places are limited so advance booking is recommended to guarantee entry.

Please note that tours need a separate ticket to The Mill exhibition. Spaces are more limited on guided tours, so if you wish to have both experiences on the same day, we suggest you book your guided tour first before you book your exhibition ticket.

Shop

The Shop is open 10am to 4pm every Wednesday to Sunday.

The Shop is closed on Monday and Tuesday during term time*.  

During school holidays* and Bank Holidays, open daily, 10am to 4pm.  

No ticket required for Shop access. 

*Dates based on Shropshire Council school holiday dates. 

Offices

Please contact the company you are visiting to confirm their opening hours.

Site

The four perimeter entrance gates around the site open 8am to 8pm, Monday to Friday, and 9am to 6pm on weekends and Bank Holidays. 

The site will be closed on Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Year’s Day.

Opening times may vary for events and activities on site – see What’s on page for further details.

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