VISITORS to Oswestry's Town Museum when it reopens next month will be greeted with new displays and a Covid-safe environment.

Volunteers at the museum – which is inside the Guildhall on the Bailey Head ­– have confirmed they will reopen on Wednesday, June 2, from 10am until 3pm.

Then it will be open again on Friday, June 4, including the town's charity market, with Wednesday and Friday openings throughout June with a first Saturday, June 26 at 10am until 4pm.

Mark Hignett, from the museum, said they were looking forward to reopening.

He added: "Oswestry Town Museum volunteers are delighted to announce that after over 12 months of closure they will soon be able to once again open their doors to members of the public.


"Following support from Oswestry Town Council, Shropshire Council and the Covid Recovery Fund the museum will reopen with a host of new and updated displays and with the museum rooms providing a Covid-safe environment to visitors.

"All visitors are asked to respect current social distancing rules and follow the common sense directions as you move through the collections depicting the history and heritage of Oswestry and the surrounding area.

"[We're] looking forward to welcoming visitors old and new."