Museums of Wales

National Roman Legion Museum

The Museum lies within the ruins of a Roman fortress which offer the only remains of a Roman Legionary barracks on view anywhere in Europe and the most complete amphitheatre in Britain.  : National Roman Legion Museum
Address: High Street, Caerleon Group Contact Number: (029) 2057 3550
Group email: roman@museumwales.ac.uk  Website: www.museum.wales/ roman

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Big Pit National Coal Museum

Set in the heart of a UNESCO World Heritage Site, Big Pit is a complete former working coal mine. This award-winning museum is one of only two sites in the UK where visitors can go underground in an original coal mine.  : Blaenafon, Torfaen, NP4 9XP
Group Contact Number: (029) 2057 3650
Group email: bigpit@museumwales.ac.uk
Website: www.museum.wales/bigpit

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

National Waterfront Museum

Located at the heart of Swansea's thriving marina, the Museum is housed in an original waterfront warehouse linked to a new, ultra-modern slate and glass building. The Museum explores the impact of the Industrial Revolution on the people and landscapes of Wales.

Oystermouth Road, Swansea SA1 3RD
Group Contact Number: (029) 2057 3600
Group email: waterfront@museumwales.ac.uk Website: www.museum.wales/swansea

National Slate Museum:

Housed in the original quarry workshops, this Museum tells the story of life in Wales's slate communities when the Welsh slate industry 'roofed the world'. As well as the foundry, forges, sheds and the largest working waterwheel in the UK, skilled craftsmen give live demonstrations of the art of splitting and dressing slate by hand. Llanberis, Gwynedd
Group Contact Number: (029) 2057 3700
Group email: slate@museumwales.ac.uk
Website: www.museum.wales/slate

National Museum Cardiff

Located in the heart of the capital city of Wales, National Museum Cardiff is unique for its sheer range of arts and science displays including one of Europe’s finest collections of French Impressionist paintings. Cathays Park, Cardiff, CF10 3NP
Group Contact Number: (029) 2057 3000
Group email: cardiff@museumwales.ac.uk
Website: www.museum.wales/cardiff

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

National Wool Museum

Discover the spellbinding story of the Welsh woollen industry in this unique working museum located in the beautiful Teifi Valley. This gem of a museum is housed in the original Cambrian Mills, where industrial machinery and live weaving displays bring the process of 'fleece to fabric' to life. Dre-fach Felindre, near Newcastle Emlyn, Llandysul, Carmarthenshire SA44 5UP
Group Contact Number: (029) 2057 3650
Group email: wool@museumwales.ac.uk
Website: www.museum.wales/wool

St Fagans National Museum of History

Travel back in time to one of the world’s best open-air museums. St Fagans has moved over 50 historic buildings from all over Wales and re-built them at a beautiful parkland on the outskirts of Cardiff. Cardiff, CF6 6XB Group Contact Number: (029) 2057 3500
Group email: stfagans@museumwales.ac.uk
Website: www.museum.wales/
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