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St Fagans National Museum of History

St Fagans, Cardiff CF5 6XB, Wales
+44 29 2057 3500
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Entertaining and educational. Loved every minute of the visit.

This place overflows with the love and attention of the people that built it and the people that... read more

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Anarchitect
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Nicosia
Worth a whole day

Excellent open air museum with something for everyone. Buildings and displays collected and rebuilt... read more

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alexineberry
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Clitheroe, United Kingdom
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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.
  • Excellent75%
  • Very good19%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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St Fagans, Cardiff CF5 6XB, Wales
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+44 29 2057 3500
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Reviewed today

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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Reviewed today

Excellent open air museum with something for everyone. Buildings and displays collected and rebuilt from all over Wales from different eras from the Iron Age to the present. Highlight was the Church. Even the tea-room where we had tea was retro. Entrance Free - Only...More

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Reviewed yesterday

On a weekend break to Cardiff we went to St Fagon's museum, WOW. It was just brilliant, see the houses they have rebuilt - gave an impression of how life was in the past. Mind when seeing some of the latter exhibits, reminded me of...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago

It is a nice place with retro british houses dates back to victorian times. an amazing journey in time and also a nice church. suggest going in spring or early winters as lot to walk and summer sun can be a killer.

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Reviewed 2 days ago

An excellent open air exhibition with buildings from all over Wales and from different eras rebuilt here. It really brings history alive. You can wander in a farmhouse built in the 17th century being furnished as it was then. Or in a post office from...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I visited this as part of an organized tour and it was well worth the time. I could have spent all day here! Amazing history of the Welsh! Great for everyone! Pack a picnic and spend the day here! Highly recommend! Highlight of my trip...More

Thank Deannie F
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Wonderful exhibitions of rebuilt buildings from all over Wales. Houses are furnished according to their age. Fascinating. Free entry makes it even better.

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Reviewed 3 days ago

We went to this fantastic attraction this week and I can't recommend it highly enough. Forget your stuffy, slightly boring museums....this museum really brings history alive. Walk around and inside houses from the past with the feeling of a time machine. Go into farmsteads that...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago

Great museum and lots to see on your way round the village/town. Houses from different eras, etc, and really well worth a visit. Was a very hot day when we went (30 degrees), so we were a bit exhausted, however, you are in and out...More

Thank carriessh0es
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Reviewed 4 days ago

St Fagans museum is one of the best museums I have ever visited. Everything is free apart from parking and refreshments. My family have been fascinated throughout the generations. The castle and tour are brilliant and all the buildings have been taken there painfully making...More

Thank jan G
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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
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lyntraveller2015
20 June 2018|
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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
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grouchob
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.
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