September 2012

MuseumActualTargetVariance from TargetIncrease/Decrease on 2011Increase/Decrease on 2000
National Museum Cardiff 29,512 26,000 29,450 15,5943,51213.5620.213,91889.3
St Fagans: National History Museum 67,292 50,000 49,244 22,99017,29234.618,04836.744,302192.7
National Roman Legion Museum 5,277 5,000 5,445 4,7162775.5-168-3.156111.9
National Wool Museum 3,578 2,800 3,297 1,02877827.82818.52,550248.1
National Slate Museum 14,711 15,000 15,195 4,585-289-1.9-484-3.210,126220.9
Big Pit: National Coal Museum 11,025 10,000 11,488 4,5361,02510.3-463-4.06,489143.1
National Waterfront Museum 22,044 17,000 20,376 05,04429.71,6688.2--
Total 153,439 125,800 134,495 53,449 27,639 21.97% 18,944 14.09% 77,946 187.08%

  • 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.