January 2012

MuseumActualTargetVariance from TargetIncrease/Decrease on 2011Increase/Decrease on 2000
National Museum Cardiff 26,241 23,000 22,346 13,3773,24114.13,89517.412,86496.2
St Fagans: National History Museum 20,137 19,000 20,273 10,4891,1376.0-136-0.79,64892.0
National Roman Legion Museum 3,514 3,000 3,022 2,27251417.149216.31,24254.7
National Wool Museum 1,171 1,000 794 16517117.137747.51,006609.7
National Slate Museum 2,294 1,000 1,386 8101,294129.490865.51,484183.2
Big Pit: National Coal Museum 2,302 2,000 2,895 030215.1-593-20.5--
National Waterfront Museum 16,521 12,000 14,342 04,52137.72,17915.2--
Total 72,180 61,000 65,058 27,113 11,180 18.33% 7,122 10.95% 26,244 166.22%

  • 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.