Rhondda Heritage Park

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, Level One Café , Gift Shop and period re-constructed village street. Admission to this area is free except on special event days.

underground mining Tour features a fully guided tour with ex-miners and involves 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, Heritage site, Archive

Opening hours

Tuesday - Saturday 10:30am - 4:30pm

Underground Tours run daily form 11am please call to book a tour.

Closed:
Christmas Day - January 1st

Admission charges

Adults: £3.95
Concession: £3.35
Children: £2.75
Family (4): £11.20

Entry to the museum is FREE, Charges are for underground mining tours.

Getting there

By Road

Signposted from junction 32 of the M4 to the A470 Pontypridd. Rhondda Heritage Park is located between Pontypridd and Porth. Ample free coach and car parking available on site
Reserved disabled parking

By Train

From Cardiff Central Station to Trehafod (home of Rhondda Heritage Park) the service runs every half an hour ( Mon – Sat)
Enquires : 08457 484950

By Bus

Details of the number 132 and X32 buses can be found on the Stagecoach website.

By Cycle

Using the National Cycle Network the Park is only 4km/2.5 miles from Pontypridd Town Centre using the section Pontypridd to Porth.

Additional info

Disabled Access

The site is fully accessible to disabled visitors although access underground is not currently available to wheelchair users due to the risk associated with emergency evacuation. It is highly unlikely that this eventuality will occur but visitors should be aware of this risk. Please contact us on 01443 682036 should you wish to discuss your requirements.

Collection details

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

Getting there

By Road

Signposted from junction 32 of the M4 to the A470 Pontypridd. Rhondda Heritage Park is located between Pontypridd and Porth. Ample free coach and car parking available on site
Reserved disabled parking

By Train

From Cardiff Central Station to Trehafod (home of Rhondda Heritage Park) the service runs every half an hour ( Mon – Sat)
Enquires : 08457 484950

By Bus

Details of the number 132 and X32 buses can be found on the Stagecoach website.

By Cycle

Using the National Cycle Network the Park is only 4km/2.5 miles from Pontypridd Town Centre using the section Pontypridd to Porth.

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

Website

http://tourism.rctcbc.gov.uk/en/attractions/rhondda-heritage-park/rhondda-heritage-park.aspx

E-mail

RHPReception@rctcbc.gov.uk

Telephone

01443 682036

All information is drawn from or provided by the venues themselves and every effort is made to ensure it is correct. Please remember to double check opening hours with the venue concerned before making a special visit.
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