Cumulative Visitor Figures 2011-2012

MuseumActualTargetVariance from TargetIncrease/Decrease on 2010Increase/Decrease on 2000
National Museum Cardiff 418,926 330,000 368,441 226,87688,92626.950,48513.7192,05084.6
St Fagans: National History Museum 616,787 615,000 616,392 321,8101,7870.33950.1294,97791.7
National Roman Legion Museum 69,021 65,000 70,428 58,9974,0216.2-1,407-2.010,02417.0
National Wool Museum 30,378 25,000 27,776 9,0365,37821.52,6029.421,342236.2
National Slate Museum 147,610 130,000 148,190 53,89017,61013.5-580-0.493,720173.9
Big Pit: National Coal Museum 151,232 155,000 156,497 75,284-3,768-2.4-5,265-3.475,948100.9
National Waterfront Museum 256,072 230,000 268,561 026,07211.3-12,489-4.7--
Total 1,690,026 1,550,000 1,656,285 745,893 140,026 9.03% 33,741 2.04% 688,061 126.58%

  • 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.