Rhondda Heritage Park

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The Rhondda Heritage Park based at the former Lewis Merthyr Colliery, Trehafod, is one of the top heritage and cultural visitor attractions in South Wales and provides a fun and interesting day out for individuals, groups, school children and students.

First port of call is The Visitor Centre which houses
the Art Gallery, Valley View Restaurant, Gift Shop and period re-constructed village street. Admission to this area is free except on special event days.

The Black Gold Tour features a fully guided tour with ex-miner guides and involves multimedia presentations, a tour of the pit head buildings and a trip 'underground' to experience the life of a coal miner.

Rhondda Heritage Park is also home to the Energy Zone Childrens Play Area. There is an admission charge for the Underground Experience & Energy Zone.

Venue Type:

Museum, Gallery, Industrial heritage site

Opening hours

Daily 1000-1800
1st Tour 1030 Last 1630

Closed: Mondays - October to Easter
Christmas Day - January 1st

Admission charges

Adults: £5.60
Child / Concession: £4.30
Children under 3: Free
Senior Citizen: £4.95
Family (4): £16.50
Family (6): £21.00

(Individual entry - includes entry throughout site & underground tour)

Additional info

Wheelchair access underground with assistance

Collection details

Archives, Costume and Textiles, Decorative and Applied Art, Fine Art, Industry, Land Transport, Natural Sciences, Science and Technology, Social History

Rhondda Heritage Park
Lewis Merthyr Colliery
Coed Cae Road
Vale of Glamorgan
CF37 2NP






01443 682036


01443 687420

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