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St. Fagans: National History Museum

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Address: St Fagans | Cardiff, Cardiff CF5 6XB, Wales
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+44 29 2057 3500
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10:00 - 17:00
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Sun - Sat 10:00 - 17:00
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A large, living museum chronicling the last 500 years of Welsh history:...

A large, living museum chronicling the last 500 years of Welsh history: fun, interactive exhibits make this a popular family destination.

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Lovely Day out

We love going to St Fagans. This was a popular school trip growing up and we continue to return at least 4 times a year. With the only real cost being the £5 parking, and you... read more

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Southern Wales, United Kingdom
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Southern Wales, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We love going to St Fagans. This was a popular school trip growing up and we continue to return at least 4 times a year. With the only real cost being the £5 parking, and you can stay from the moment it opens to the time it closes It a lovely day out what ever the weather and the people... More 

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Bridgend, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Very nice place to visit plenty to entertain the children, it's a bit of an obstacle course though for pushchairs and wheelchairs not all buildings are accessible to wheelchair users of any age. Although there is a lot of work going on at the moment, could do with more seating spread around the grounds. All that said it is a... More 

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Aberystwyth
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Visited in the summer and it was a lovely cheap day trip for my family. Perfect to bring a picnic and sit on the group and just enjoy the scenery.

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Hemingway Road
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Excellent for all the family lots to see and do plenty of parking free entry good place for packed lunch

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Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Even though we were there on a rainy day it is a wonderful day out for the whole family. Its very educational and its so nice to see how the Welsh people used to live. Covers so many times of history. I particularly enjoyed the 19th and 20th century houses and lifestyles.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

A favourite place of mine to visit for years. I never tire of the walks and places of interest here - the home made scones from the bakery are a must - wonderful to take friends at any time of year.

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Bridgend, Wales
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Museum is being redone at present when new galleries open it will showcase multiculturalism of South Wales in addition to Welsh history. There is plenty for children ( young and old) as well as many outdoor facilities.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Just off the motorway FREE!! and lovely place for the family, lots to do great food and lovely gardens. Kid are more than catered for .

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

this is a wonderful day out for the whole family its very educational and its so nice to see how the Welsh people used to live

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This is one of the most interesting museums ever! Open air, well laid out, Wales through history. We loved it! And it's free! Thanks Tony Blair!

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