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Group Visits National Museum Cardiff

National Museum Cardiff welcomes group visits and aims to provide an enjoyable and rewarding experience. Please pre-book your group to help us plan for your visit.

Pre-booked groups benefit from:

View our Group Visits brochure which covers the seven Museums of Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales.

Please note that the catering and retail discounts do not apply to educational groups. It is policy that any child aged under 11 must be accompanied by an adult.

Before your visit...

To book and obtain further details please contact:

Tel: (029) 2057 3325
Fax: (029) 2057 3321
Email us

When you arrive...

During your tour/visit…

To help make everyone's visit as pleasant as possible, please note the following guidelines:


Coach Parking

There are two coach parking bays in front of the Museum.  Ideally these should be used for setting down and collecting visitors only. Coach parking is available on Corbett Road – Visit Wales can provide further information.

Car Parking

A visitor car park is situated at the rear of the Museum. Parking tokens to exit the car park are available for £5 from the shop in the Main Hall. Parking is free to disabled badge holders. Please take your blue badge to the Museum shop when purchasing your token. On-road disabled parking bays also available at the front of Museum on Gorsedd Gardens Road.


The Museum’s shop is situated in the Main Hall. Group members receive 10% off on a minimum spend of £5 per person. You could have your favourite painting on the wall at home – just ask about our Print on Demand service. Every purchase made at the Shop supports the Museum.

Food and Drink

The Oriel Restaurant, situated on the lower ground floor of the Museum, is open 10am - 2.30pm with hot and cold lunches served from 12pm. We also provide a range of sandwiches and baguettes, home-made soup, cakes and hot and cold drinks. This area is family-friendly and provides children’s sandwich boxes, selected children’s portions of main meals and specific meals for children during weekends and school holidays.

The Coffee Shop is situated in the Main Hall and is a great spot from which to enjoy the grandeur of the building. Here we serve a variety of home-made cakes and sandwiches and also hot and cold drinks. The Coffee Shop is open 10.30am-4.30pm.

Don’t forget pre-booked groups get 10% off in the museum café and restaurant. If you wish to reserve tables, please call 029 2057 3336.

We look forward to welcoming your group to National Museum Cardiff.