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Butetown History & Arts Centre

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Address: 4-5 Dock Chambers Bute Street | Bute Street, Cardiff CF10 5AG, Wales
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+44 29 2025 6757

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My sister and I visited the Centre and were overwhelmed by the Volunteer, Karen whose knowledge and enthusiasm brought the Butetown history to life for us. We were allowed to... read more

Reviewed 30 September 2014
Sheilagh T
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Worcester, United Kingdom
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Worcester, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 30 September 2014

My sister and I visited the Centre and were overwhelmed by the Volunteer, Karen whose knowledge and enthusiasm brought the Butetown history to life for us. We were allowed to glimpse the atmosphere of the times when our ancestors actually lived in that area, she really brought it alive for us and we can't thank her enough. We discovered exciting... More 

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 November 2013

Beautiful red bricked building which used to be the administration building for the Bute empire. A real asset to the Cardiff Bay area but could be used to a greater effect. Looks lovely but not quite enough to see and do.....sparsely furnished .....another missed opportunity for celebrating Welsh culture, art and the uniqueness of Welsh culture through the ages

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Needham, Massachusetts
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Reviewed 12 August 2013

This is just a short walk from the dazzle of Cardiff Bay but it is well worth a visit. A tiny local history museum with wonderful photographs of residents of Butetown.

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Reviewed 10 July 2012

Not always open and exhibitions vary but gives the real story of Cardiff bay away from the smaltzy gloss

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