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St Fagans National History Museum

St Fagans National History Museum

Formerly known as the Welsh Folk Museum, this is Wales' most popular heritage attraction and Europe's leading open-air museum.

Situated in the grounds of St Fagans Castle, the museum is home to over 40 re-erected buildings from different historical periods including houses, a school, a chapel, a Workmen's Institute, a post office, a bakery and a grocery store. The museum is also home to various workshops where you can find traditional craftsmen at work.

Opening times:
Open every day except Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Years Day.
10.00am 5.00pm

Contact details:
St Fagans National History Museum
St Fagans
Cardiff
CF5 6XB
Tel: +44 (0)29 20573500
Website: www.museumwales.ac.uk/en/stfagans

How to get there:
By car: Exit the M4 at Junction 33 onto the A4232 and follow signs.
By bus: St Fagans is served by two bus routes: 32 and 320 from Stand B3 at Cardiff Central Bus Station

Admission:
Entry to the museum if free.
Car parking: 2.50 per car per day.
A 12-month season ticket costing 12.50 is available from the Museum Reception. No charge is made for disabled badge holders, motorbikes and coaches.

Accommodation:
There aren't any major hotels located in St Fagans itself, but three of the closest hotels to St Fagans National History Museum are listed below:
Copthorne
Travelodge (Cardiff West)
Premier Inn (Cardiff West)

Posted by Taffy 13th May 2007