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.
Open every day except Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Years Day.
10.00am – 5.00pm
St Fagans National History Museum
Tel: +44 (0)29 20573500
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
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.
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:
Travelodge (Cardiff West)
Premier Inn (Cardiff West)
Posted by Taffy 13th May 2007