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Witness one of Europe's finest art collections. Five hundred years of magnificent paintings, drawings, sculpture, silver and ceramics from Wales and across the world, including one of Europe's best collections of Impressionist art. The building also...more
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Cathays Park, Cardiff CF10 3NP, Wales
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Reviewed yesterday

We have been here many times. It’s one of our “wet days” places to visit specially during the holidays. The dinasours are always a hit with little ones and not so little. Easy parking at the back of the building. Plenty to do and see...More

Thank lorfongra
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The central hall is awe inspiring space. Art collection of international importance, with significant Post Impressionist paintings. Great rotating exhibitions. And they have dinosaurs (if you are under 10 :) ) Oh, and the real Billy the Seal ;) I have been coming here for...More

Thank Mark W
Reviewed 2 days ago

Decent provincial museum showcasing local talent as well as some of the greats, plus it has a decent chunk about natural history and geology

Thank Allan M
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Perhaps not for very small children. The fossils were amazing- never seen such detail. Also very much enjoyed seeing The Water Lilies. I would have liked to see more but the children were tired.

Thank Natalie G
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Interesting art pieces in monthly expositions! And the natural history part is also quite good ! I recommand it

Thank turlututuc
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Everyone enjoyed the museum especially the natural history section. Daughter particularly enjoyed the dressing up and craft activities

Thank Christian R
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

It was nice and brilliant place for children to learn things but too many entrance and exit which can be abit annoying when got kids

Thank esh94
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We visited this place as a family of 4 (2 adults and 2 children aged 12 & 10). It was free to enter and walk around which was a big plus. There are some nice exhibits to look at and learn from and there was...More

Thank Fresh_Vintage
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Whatever your interests are, you'll find something for you in here! We especially liked the exhibition 'Who should decide?': cool idea, nice implementation.

Thank Accidental2rist
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Came here during a day out in Cardiff. Lots of things to see and generally layed out well with informative information. There was a space for children's activities, which our little one was a bit young for, but for 3+ year olds would be good....More

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12 June 2017|
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Response from NatMuseumCardiff | Property representative |
Dear nolanar, thank you for your enquiry, may I ask that you email post@museumwales.ac.uk and direct it at Nigel Williams, Visitor Services Manger, who will be able to consider your enquiry further.
Julie F
26 July 2016|
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Response from NatMuseumCardiff | Property representative |
Dear Julie F I'm pleased to confirm we are indeed accessible. There are designated parking bays for Blue Badge holders to the rear of the Visitor Car Park, access via Museum Avenue. Blue Badge holders are entitled to free... More
27 July 2015|
Response from NatMuseumCardiff | Property representative |
Hi JoLou2014, The Museum is 20 minutes walk from Cardiff Central (Bus and Train Station). If you are on foot, then follow the signposts to National Museum. There are regular buses to the Museum from Cardiff Central, and the... More