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St Fagans National Museum of History

Closed Now: 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Open today: 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
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Extremely interesting and well laid out museum.

It takes several hours to get round this museum, but it is worth every minute. We especially... read more

Reviewed yesterday

This place is brilliant! You could easily spend a day here - walking round all the different... read more

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A large, living open-air museum chronicling the last 500 years of Welsh history: fun, interactive exhibits make this a popular family destination.
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St Fagans, Cardiff CF5 6XB, Wales
+44 29 2057 3500
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Reviewed yesterday

It takes several hours to get round this museum, but it is worth every minute. We especially enjoyed the old shops.

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This place is brilliant! You could easily spend a day here - walking round all the different places, the high ropes (£10), museum, shops, castle and tea rooms - it’s just great! Continues to get better year on year. It’s fabulous that it’s free for...More

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

A great day out with lots to see. Constantly doing new things with new buildings and exhibitions. Great new exhibition on Welsh life and history.

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Reviewed yesterday

We visit here on a regular basis. Its a step back in time and today was no exception. Incredibly busy on a Sunday afternoon, however this was due to a number of new attractions at the venue. It really is a lovely place with brick...More

Thank Alun P
Reviewed 2 days ago

We visited on Friday 20th October, a lovely dry, sunny autumnal day. Free entry; £5 car parking charge for the day. No maps of the displays unless you buy a guidebook £5. We had a very enjoyable day, first visiting the fascinating new galleries detailing...More

Thank Michael_SF6310RH
Reviewed 3 days ago

this was the second visit to this museum and have been impressed on both occasions although on the second visit with my friend and her children aged 16, and 12 they didn't really enjoy it apart from the zip wire, so cut the visit short....More

Thank hforro
Reviewed 4 days ago

It's difficult to imagine anyone civil and sane not loving this place thoroughly. It's huge, all-encompassing and intriguingly authentic throughout. I rather enjoy outdoors sturdy replica of life slice museum settings. It's so easy to spend a full day here at St Fagans National Museum....More

Thank preglad
Reviewed 4 days ago

This museum is unique in having historical Welsh buildings rebuilt in its land. As well as all the historical facts to read and learn about and experience, it can be a fabulous day outdoors. It is located in lovely countryside/parkland with natural woodlands, active farms...More

Thank swas
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very impressed.nicely set out.beautiful area and setting.the prefab took me way back ! Clean everywhere.knowledgable staff.0a thouroghly enjoyable few hours.

Thank Tenbygooner
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Any visitor to Cardiff should put a visit to St Fagans on their to do list. Allow a whole day and be prepared for a lot of walking, but it will be worthwhile. Most of it is outdoors so make sure you pick a dry...More

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October 18, 2018|
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Response from StFagans | Property representative |
Yes, we have a new play area called Yr Iard which was inspired by the Museum's collections.
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September 21, 2018|
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Response from StFagans | Property representative |
There are no designated indoor picnic areas on site.
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August 22, 2018|
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Response from StFagans | Property representative |
Prams and pushchairs are welcome in St Fagans but they cannot be taken into most of the historic buildings. You can take a pushchair or pram into Oakdale Institute, St Teilo’s Church and Gwalia Stores. Information on prams... More