October 2009

MuseumActualTargetVariance from TargetIncrease/Decrease on 2008Increase/Decrease on 2000
National Museum Cardiff 38,711 27,000 29,633 20,44211,71143.49,07830.618,26989.4
St Fagans: National History Museum 51,399 46,000 49,542 27,2595,39911.71,8573.724,14088.6
National Roman Legion Museum 5,758 6,000 5,755 4,936-242-4.030.182216.7
National Wool Museum 2,067 2,000 2,356 752673.4-289-12.31,315174.9
National Slate Museum 11,998 11,000 10,169 4,5749989.11,82918.07,424162.3
Big Pit: National Coal Museum 14,984 16,000 15,971 7,203-1,016-6.4-987-6.27,781108.0
National Waterfront Museum 18,875 19,000 15,216 0-125-0.73,65924.0--
Total 143,792 127,000 128,642 65,166 16,792 13.22% 15,150 11.78% 59,751 120.65%

  • 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.