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National Museum Cardiff

Closed Now: 10:00 - 16:45
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“art collection”(77 reviews)
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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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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
Cathays Park, Cardiff CF10 3NP, Wales
+44 300 111 2333
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Reviewed yesterday

Great exhibition! I went for the Monet, but there's a lot to see, from well documented and organised natural history of Wales, to a beautiful art gallery. And all of this for free! There's always someone at the reception ready to help you, and give...More

Thank MaraJesus
Reviewed 5 days ago

We enjoyed a very informative time in the museum, which answered many old questions in our minds and put a lot of things into perspective. We particularly liked that Wales was very much at the centre of the displays and it certainly caters for people...More

Thank julie_mcpro
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very interesting place to walk around it is a national museum there was a lot of rocks and fossils in the beginning id say maybe even half the museum which I did find a bit boring. However there were a ton of dinosaurs towards the...More

Thank nicoletravels09
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Monday and retired watched TV and Greek art motivated to go to Cardiff Museum . Parked paid at meter skipped up museum steps , a school trip was leaving . Sorry we are closed ( what ) but , we’ve been closed on a Monday...More

Thank Mart87
Reviewed 1 week ago

an excellent place to visit and it was free, you could spend a few hours walking around looking at the various things within this impressive building, too many kids for my liking when i visited but good that they get to see everything it has...More

Thank lonewolfwales
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fab family day out lots for the kids and lots to see and do! Loved the 🦕 dinosaurs 🦖 and the sea creatures section. We even managed fine with taking the buggy for my youngest child! We have visited twice and will be back for...More

Thank MummyBurg
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A great place to visit with children, the dinosaur exhibits is a great insight to our past. A good place to discover the past from around the world.

Thank 889rachaelh
Reviewed 1 week ago

A wonderful couple of hours transported back in time. The building is an opulent location for a museum lovely big galleries and interesting exhibits. Cafe on the ground floor for refreshments.

Thank elizabethhN4894DZ
Reviewed 1 week ago

This museum is much larger and more complex than it looks from the front. Well worth it but give yourself plenty of time, lots of rooms ful, of hidden gems.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The National Museum in Cardiff is a great place to spend some time. They are out there is fantastic and the Natural History exhibits a brilliant. It is a great place to take friends and family or to just make sure around on your own...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