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St. Fagans: National History Museum

Cardiff CF5 6XB, Wales (Creigiau - St. Fagans)
029 2057 3500
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Ranked #1 of 78 Attractions in Cardiff
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: History Museums, Historic Sites
Traveler Description: The National History Museum, St Fagans, still commonly referred to by its former title 'The Museum of Welsh Life', this is a fantastic 100 acre park... more »
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Grand Rapids, MI, USA
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84 reviews 84 reviews
43 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014 NEW

A place I have long wanted to visit, St. Fagan's did not disappoint. I spent four full hours and tried to visit everything. There are re-enactors on site to help you learn about the past. I saw staff even ask if they could help the guests. The living museum is continually adding attractions so, even if you visited before, there... More

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Swansea, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014 NEW

St Fagans is set in lovely countryside. The grounds are pretty, try visiting in Spring when the daffodils are out and surround the lake. I visit atleast once a month and always find something new to interest me. In good weather I take picnics and buy cheesy rolls from Popty - the bakery there. It is a fantastic place to... More

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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21 reviews 21 reviews
18 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014 NEW

It`s a truly superb site with impeccably restored buildings in a lovely setting but there are a few problems with this place as a visitor attraction. It was a quiet day when we visited, so staff had plenty of time to engage with visitors. We assumed the chap in the first house just didn`t want to be friendly when he... More

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Llandovery, United Kingdom
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014 NEW

What great day out.Plenty of space and the grounds are very well looked after.The building are super and the staff are very knowledgeable . There is ample car parking for £3.50 a day and free entry so a cheap day out!!

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London, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014 NEW

St Fagans was our best day out, while vising Cardiff... Its only a short bus ride away from the city centre, £3 for the bus fare and free to go in!

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New York City, New York
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014 NEW

I was staying at the Hilton in Cardiff Central and wanted to make the trip out to St. Fagan's. I went on a Sunday so the first bus out (#32) from the central station doesn't leave until 10:30 am. Bus leaves every hour on the half hour. Round trip bus fare was three pounds which you pay the driver when... More

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014 NEW

Visited St. Fagans twice and will certainly do it again. Many eras of household and architecture of Wales were meticulously combined in one wonderful park with Victorian mansion in the centre surrounded by beautiful gardens.

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Ellesmere Port, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014 NEW

This was my second visit and it had lost none of its panache. The staff were friendly and helpful and the exhibitions were interesting and informative. I was reminded of things from my childhood that I had forgotten which made me smile. This is a fabulous day out for everyone and a definite must visit if in the Cardiff area.... More

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Dhaka City, Bangladesh
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7 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014 NEW

I and hubby visited with few of our friends. It was an awesome place to visit. We enjoyed every moment. But it was huge place and took lot of our time. We enjoyed looking at the British heritage. Overall experience was great!

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London, United Kingdom
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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014 NEW

Have visited St Fagans 6-8 times now with friends. A beautifully laid out piece of Wales and Welsh history. Friendly and Knowledgeable staff, usually something new or different to discover and always a joy to see a new site where an old building has been painstakingly rebuilt. Great bread and cakes and a 'fairly' authentic cawl served in the cafe... More

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