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St Fagans National Museum of History

St Fagans, Cardiff CF5 6XB, Wales
+44 29 2057 3500
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What a day!

We walked outside for hours. Although cold there were lots of fires burning in the various building... read more

Reviewed today
Westgate-on-Sea, United Kingdom
An amazing place for a whole day

This outdoor museum is an amazing place. You wander round and see buildings from all over Wales... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Stoke-on-trent, United Kingdom
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A large, living open-air museum chronicling the last 500 years of Welsh history: fun, interactive exhibits make this a popular family destination.
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  • Average4%
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St Fagans, Cardiff CF5 6XB, Wales
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Reviewed today

We walked outside for hours. Although cold there were lots of fires burning in the various building which helped us warm up. So interesting I will be going back in the summer. Lots more things in progress too which is something to look forward to....More

Thank Lisa_Ade_271016
Reviewed yesterday

This outdoor museum is an amazing place. You wander round and see buildings from all over Wales lovingly reassembled. No cost (apart from parking), and there are places to eat, or just take a picnic. Choose a nice day, and just wander. A jewel in...More

Thank kenstrachan
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I visited St Fagans for the first time in over 20 years for the Christmas nights event this week. The buildings were impressively lit up and around the grounds were events taking place such as wreath making, carol singing and a choir. The only downside...More

Thank browny2004
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Great family day out, you learn a lot about what it was like back then and it's so fascinating to me, would recommend this place and will definitely be coming again

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Love this place. Plenty to do and see and extremely interesting to see how people used to live. Looking forward to going back

Thank kramevans69
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Local Welsh History at its best,it’s an intriguing place and highly enjoyable. Always a great day out and it’s free. Can’t say anymore just go and see it for yourself!!

Thank Stuart P
Reviewed 5 days ago

We visited on a cold dull day but there were fires in many of the buildings which made them warm and welcoming. It was fairly quiet, so we had plenty of opportunities to talk to the staff/demonstrators. This was our first visit as a couple...More

Thank Rick C
Reviewed 5 days ago

This is really a first class day out, with a little bit of everything, except information, for there's plenty of that. It's a walk through the history of Wales, everything from the Iron Age to the 20th century, and don't miss St Teilo's church, it's...More

Thank KevinSadler2364
Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a fantastic day out. The staff were very helpful and informative. Very easy to find and lots of parking.

Thank Paul H
Reviewed 1 week ago

something for every age group. well preserved buildings from different decades and plenty to see and learn. best part,it's free!

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Questions & Answers
22 September 2017|
Response from Hannah D | Reviewed this property |
St Fagans generally closes Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, Boxing Day & New Years Day. They currently have their Christmas events advertised on their website.
20 August 2017|
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Response from StFagans | Property representative |
An annual parking pass costs £25 and can be purchased from the Museum reception.
Eirwen A
17 June 2017|
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Response from StFagans | Property representative |
Hi Eirwen, dogs are allowed but must be kept on the lead. They aren't allowed in the historic buildings.