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Pierhead Building

Open today: 10:30 AM - 4:30 PM
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All reviews beautiful building cardiff docks short film red brick main hall big ben listed building slide show coal industry interesting film pier head national assembly open to the public art exhibition clock tower worth a visit free entry
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Reviewed 5 days ago

We walked into this building and really loved the decor and the history films, these were about the local area’s history. I hope they keep this building open.

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Bernadette G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Pop in to look at this amazing building nor owned by the Welsh Governement. Stay to watch to watch the short film.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank gill44morgan
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Worth an hour here to understand the history of the Bay. Enthusiastic chap on reception and the film every 20 mins is both well done and informative. Recommend

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Neil D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a beautiful historic building in Cardiff Bay and is free to enter. There are some rooms with William Morris style designs and worth a look. If you are lucky you can see some short films on Cardiff's history too. Upstairs there is also...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank traveltom2019
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Thanks to the heritage society this building is beautiful and interesting. Stay for the film in the main hall, loved it.

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Michelle D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The man on the desk as we entered was so welcoming and knowledgable. Great little attraction. The short film gives the sense of history of the place which brings the building to life

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Sheree K
Reviewed August 10, 2019

This was our first stop when we arrived by train in Cardiff. The number 6 bus, and a very helpful bus driver, took us to the dock area. The Pierhead is beautiful, inside and out. There is a short film with explains the development of...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank kudzutn04
Reviewed August 10, 2019

Not been open when we have been to bay before. Lady on desk was friendly, very informative and lovely to chat too. Three short exhibitions but it’s the building itself that is fabulous to look around.

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Rachel C
Reviewed August 8, 2019

This is a lovely old building that survives from when it was the HQ of the docks effectively and you can go around the building and see exhibits and just the building itself which is quite ornate.

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank MerseysideTinkerbell
Reviewed June 16, 2019

A beautiful building with great views. They showed a 10 minute video on the history of the bay which was really interesting. Worth a visit and free.

Date of experience: June 2019
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