Cumulative Visitor Figures 2009

MuseumActualTargetVariance from TargetIncrease/Decrease on 2008Increase/Decrease on 2000
National Museum Cardiff 382,374 300,000 331,875 226,87682,37427.550,49915.2155,49868.5
St Fagans: National History Museum 609,996 620,000 606,196 321,810-10,004-1.63,8000.6288,18689.6
National Roman Legion Museum 62,554 71,000 65,846 58,997-8,446-11.9-3,292-5.03,5576.0
National Wool Museum 28,052 21,000 24,116 9,0367,05233.63,93616.319,016210.4
National Slate Museum 136,922 118,000 117,050 53,89018,92216.019,87217.083,032154.1
Big Pit: National Coal Museum 162,529 155,000 161,741 75,2847,5294.97880.587,245115.9
National Waterfront Museum 257,400 215,000 206,708 042,40019.750,69224.5--
Total 1,639,827 1,500,000 1,513,532 745,893 139,827 9.32% 126,295 8.34% 636,534 119.85%

  • National Museum Cardiff

    National Museum Cardiff

    Discover art, natural history and geology. With a busy programme of exhibitions and events, we have something to amaze everyone, whatever your interest – and admission is free!

  • St Fagans National History Museum

    St Fagans

    St Fagans is one of Europe's foremost open-air museums and Wales's most popular heritage attraction.

  • Big Pit National Coal Museum

    Big Pit

    Big Pit is a real coal mine and one of Britain's leading mining museums. With facilities to educate and entertain all ages, Big Pit is an exciting and informative day out.

  • National Wool Museum

    National Wool Museum

    Located in the historic former Cambrian Mills, the Museum is a special place with a spellbinding story to tell.

  • National Roman Legion Museum

    National Roman Legion Museum

    In AD 75, the Romans built a fortress at Caerleon that would guard the region for over 200 years. Today at the National Roman Legion Museum you can learn what made the Romans a formidable force and how life wouldn't be the same without them.

  • National Slate Museum

    National Slate Museum

    The National Slate Museum offers a day full of enjoyment and education in a dramatically beautiful landscape on the shores of Llyn Padarn.

  • National Waterfront Museum

    National Waterfront Museum

    The National Waterfront Museum at Swansea tells the story of industry and innovation in Wales, now and over the last 300 years.

  • Rhagor: Explore our collections

    Rhagor (Welsh for ‘more’) offers unprecedented access to the amazing stories that lie behind our collections.