We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

National Assembly for Wales

Open Now: 9:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Open today: 9:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Book In Advance
Why Book on TripAdvisor?
  • Tour highlights & full itinerary
  • Easy online booking
  • Lowest price guaranteed
More Information
All photos (157)
Full view
Certificate of Excellence
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent58%
  • Very good31%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
The National Assembly for Wales is the democratically elected body that represents the interests of Wales and its people, makes laws for Wales and holds the Welsh Government to account. During your visit you can join a free guided tour of the...more
Open Now
Hours Today: 9:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
See all hours
Pierhead Street | Cardiff Bay, Cardiff CF99 1NA, Wales
+44 300 200 6565
Top Selling Tours & Activities in and around Cardiff
from US$16.60
More Info
from US$16.60
More Info
from US$37.20
More Info
from US$9.30
More Info
Reviews (414)
Filter reviews
371 results
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
More languages
Show reviews that mention
All reviews debating chamber public gallery airport style security interesting building security check free tour cardiff bay main chamber welsh slate welsh government modern architecture architectural gem committee rooms designed building amazing architecture fantastic building worth a visit
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 371 reviews
Reviewed 4 days ago

Walking back to the car park from the waterfront, we passed by the National Assembly for Wales, a fitting building for the Welsh Assembly.

Thank 923Dan
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

walked place this place while visiting cardiff bay, looks ok from the outside, be interesting to see from the inside, may be next time.

Thank lonewolfwales
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A very worthwhile visit even if you are not into politics. You can see where the Assembly of Government sits and they have a good coffee shop. Be prepared to go through a security check as it is a Government building

Thank pnd5251
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visited the National Assembly for Wales building and it is a fantastic building designed in a fabulous way. Its eye-catching and beautiful. The setting inside is also very good with nice guests' seating for viewing visitors who come to watch the assembly proceedings.

1  Thank Gureni L
Reviewed September 16, 2018 via mobile

What a fabulous building. All the Staff we encountered were amazing. Security was high but everyone so welcoming. We thoroughly enjoyed our visit.

Thank Lynne M
Reviewed September 8, 2018

We visited in July when the assembly wasn’t sitting but did not do a tour. The building is stunning with amazing timber surfaces. The staff were friendly and knowledgeable. Even the airport style baggage check was done in a friendly manner. It is worth going...More

Thank mitsilad
Reviewed September 3, 2018

Had a great tour of the Assembly from Sam. He is extremely knowledgeable and the tour itself was interesting and engaging. Would highly recommend :)

Thank buckinghampi772
Reviewed August 26, 2018 via mobile

Great experience, even on rainy days. Very friendly staff. 5 pounds for parking. The rest is voluntary.

1  Thank FrequentFlier798628
Reviewed August 24, 2018

Great to visit a building I've seen so often on the tv and it didn't disappoint. A truly inspiring building.

Thank Baloo C
Reviewed August 22, 2018 via mobile

We visited in August when the assembly wasn’t sitting so it was quiet. The building is beautifully designed with glass walls, wooden roof and slate floors. There is airport style security to get in but the staff are very welcoming and friendly. Thee is a...More

Thank Citizenandrew
View more reviews
Nearby HotelsSee all 73 nearby hotels
Jolyon's Boutique Hotel
570 reviews
.25 km away
Travelodge Cardiff Atlantic Wharf
1,500 reviews
.42 km away
Future Inn Cardiff Bay
4,424 reviews
.48 km away
A Space in the City - Mermaid Quay
16 reviews
.55 km away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 1,384 nearby restaurants
San Martino
399 reviews
.28 km away
Duchess of Delhi
658 reviews
.24 km away
Cote Brasserie - Cardiff Bay
1,352 reviews
.21 km away
Wales Millennium Centre
183 reviews
.20 km away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 393 nearby attractions
Wales Millennium Centre
2,485 reviews
.15 km away
Cardiff Bay
5,612 reviews
.23 km away
Mermaid Quay
760 reviews
.28 km away
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
February 8, 2017|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
Response from Luca L | Reviewed this property |
You have to book in the very busy seasonal period.