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St Fagans National Museum of History

Open today: 10:00 - 17:00
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Should not leave Wales without visiting here!

Being descendants of Wales, we were very much interested in its history. We learned quite a lot... read more

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Kathy F
Stop off during Doctor Who Sites Tour

The owner of the B&B we stayed at recommended that we visit here. Just so happened that Doctor Who... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Dawn W
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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

Being descendants of Wales, we were very much interested in its history. We learned quite a lot about our ancestors way of life from here. The thatched rooftops on structures were amazing as well as seeing how they lived. Such a beautiful place. Also had...More

Thank Kathy F
Reviewed yesterday

The owner of the B&B we stayed at recommended that we visit here. Just so happened that Doctor Who filmed quite a few scenes here so we visited during our Tour of Doctor Who Filming Sites. Was amazed that there is no charge for entry....More

Thank Dawn W
Reviewed yesterday

This outdoor museum is a very good idea. It's the first time I visited an outdoor museum. It is free so fits all budgets. It's beautiful no matter the weather, but of course I would encourage you to visit on a sunny day. In May...More

Thank Angie C
Reviewed yesterday

As above both myself and my family were born in Cardiff,We left when my daughter & son were small. Both my husband & i used to visit even before the museum was opened. We have seen the Museum grow and be improved over the years...More

Thank garethannette2018
Reviewed 2 days ago

St Fagans is a brilliant family day out. It's free to enter, you just need to pay parking. There are so many amazing buildings dating back nearly 1000 years from all over Wales, giving you a real glimpse into the past. We visited with our...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I hadn’t visited this place since about 1985 - such a beautiful setting and lovely new entrance hall . I love the fact you have to walk a fair distance between some of the farms - it makes it feel less of like a museum,...More

Thank Alan P
Reviewed 2 days ago

Very nice place and many interesting exhibits As I struggle with steps when we went to see the Italian garden the exit signs were none existent and we ended going down a very long flight of steps which was marked as the way out without...More

Thank caroline b
StFagans, Marketing Officer at St Fagans National Museum of History, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you for your comments. We're sorry to hear that you had a disappointing visit. We are in the process of reviewing our signage across the site to improve navigation for visitors. Routes avoiding steps are clearly marked on the site map which can be...More

Reviewed 3 days ago

Highly recommended as the first thing you should do in Wales. The exhibits and docents were highly educational yet approachable. It's definitely worth an entire day, but at least a half day. Bring a picnic

Thank Ellen W
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I’ve seen a few museums like this around the world and this one is particularly good. The place is large so you are going to walk a few miles. The buildings on display are set among farmland and woodland with space in between. You feel...More

Thank sleepybexhill
Reviewed 3 days ago

This place overflows with the love and attention of the people that built it and the people that run it. Its a wonderful historical statement and an extremely valuable educational tool for children of ages 3 to 93. A 2-3 hour (at least) visit is...More

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Rhian O
12 July 2018|
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Response from StFagans | Property representative |
Hi Rhian, we have a new play area, Yr Iard, inspired by Museum's historic buildings. We also have a new high ropes course, CoedLan, which is suitable for children over 110cm as long as they are supervised by an individual... More
20 June 2018|
Response from StFagans | Property representative |
Thank you for your enquiry. There are wheelchairs available on request, free of charge provided on a first come first served basis. A motorised Disabled Tour Vehicle (DTV) is available to transport visitors around the site... More
16 June 2018|
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Response from StFagans | Property representative |
Dogs are not allowed in the historic buildings or cafes. There are covered outdoor seating areas by Gweithdy and Y Gegin where you can sit with your dog. There are also numerous picnic benches across the site.