Cumulative Visitor Figures 2012-2013

MuseumActualTargetVariance from TargetIncrease/Decrease on 2011Increase/Decrease on 2000
National Museum Cardiff 477,399 382,000 418,926 226,87695,39925.058,47314.0250,523110.4
St Fagans: National History Museum 600,735 615,000 616,787 321,810-14,265-2.3-16,052-2.6278,92586.7
National Roman Legion Museum 71,992 65,000 69,021 58,9976,99210.82,9714.312,99522.0
National Wool Museum 34,309 25,000 30,378 9,0369,30937.23,93112.925,273279.7
National Slate Museum 137,591 139,500 147,610 53,890-1,909-1.4-10,019-6.883,701155.3
Big Pit: National Coal Museum 151,837 150,000 151,232 75,2841,8371.26050.476,553101.7
National Waterfront Museum 271,452 233,500 256,072 037,95216.315,3806.0--
Total 1,745,315 1,610,000 1,690,026 745,893 135,315 8.40% 55,289 3.27% 727,970 133.99%

  • 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.