St Fagans: National History Museum

St Fagans: National History Museum
St Fagans
Vale of Glamorgan




(029) 2057 3500


(029) 2057 3490

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One of Europe's biggest and most exciting open-air museums. Here you will find centuries of Welsh social history gathered together in 100 acres of beautiful countryside.

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Opening hours

Daily 10.00-17.00

Closed: 24-26 December, 1 January

Admission charges

Free Admission

Additional info

See website for details

Collection details

Agriculture, Archaeology, Architecture, Archives, Costume and Textiles, Industry, Social History, World Cultures

Key artists and exhibits

  • Highlights include St Fagans Castle, with its exquisitely restored rose garden, the Rhyd-y-car ironworkers' houses, each one furnished from a different period in history, and the 1950'5 pre-fab, the most recent addition to the site.
Events details are listed below. You may need to scroll down or click on headers to see them all. For events that don't have a specific date see the 'Resources' tab above.

Talk: Join the Curators

  • 6 March 2015 11am-12pm

To celebrate International Women's Day join curators to hear about the contribution of women during the First World War.  There will be an opportunity to see related objects from the collection.

Suitable for


Places limited, book at the Information Desk on arrival


Families and the War

  • 8 March 2015 11am-1pm, 2-4pm

Imagine your whole world changing... To mark International Women's Day this activity will look at how the First World War affected families and changed the role of women on the Home Front.

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St Fagans Museum Ghost Walk

  • 12 March 2015 7-9pm
  • 19 March 2015 7-9pm
  • 25 March 2015 7-9pm

Explore St Fagans National History Museum from a completely different angle.

Hear true tales of ghostly encounters in the historic buildings of this park. Also, hear of Welsh superstitions about death, mourning, and ghosts, and discover why Wales could be the world's most haunted country!

This is a "no-nonsense, no gimmicks" faithfully researched and delivered torch-lit tour of the museum grounds and buildings, to the very spots where inexplicable things have been repeatedly seen, heard and felt over the years.

The tours are delivered through a partnership between St Fagans National History Museum and Cardiff History and Hauntings.

Suitable for ages 12 and above. 12-18year olds must be accompanied by adults

Suitable for


£15 per ticket


Spring Food in the Iron Age

  • 30 March 2015 12-1pm, 2-3pm

Come to the Cockpit to see what people gathered as food, medicine and dyes in the past and what we could use today.

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