Industrial Action

We will be open on Saturday, 5th September, but with limited services, due to industrial action by the Public and Commercial Services Union. 

Gallery closure

Due to essential maintenance work, the British Art around 1900 gallery is closed from 21 September to 30 October.

Opening Hours

Open Tuesday–Sunday, 10am–5pm
Galleries close at 4:45pm. Open Most Bank Holiday Mondays.

Open: 3, 5 & 6 April, 4 & 25 May and 31 August


National Museum Cardiff
Cathays Park, Cardiff
CF10 3NP

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Contact Us

Phone: 0300 111 2 333

Food & Drink

At National Museum Cardiff, we pride ourselves in providing good quality food that is cooked on site using local, Welsh products whenever possible.

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The National Museum Cardiff shop is bursting with exciting gifts and has something for everyone.

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Group Visits

National Museum Cardiff welcomes group visits and aims to provide an enjoyable and rewarding experience. Please pre-book your group to help us plan for your visit.

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There's plenty for families and children to enjoy at National Museum Cardiff, whenever you visit and whatever your interests!

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A Visitor Car Park, including dedicated spaces for disabled visitors, is situated behind the Museum, off Museum Avenue. Purchase an exit token from the Museum Shop - £5. Parking is free to disabled badge holders. Please take your blue badge to the Museum shop when purchasing your token. On-road disabled parking bays also available at the front of Museum on Gorsedd Gardens Road.


Photography is allowed in the galleries for personal, non-commercial, purposes only.

  • The use of flash is not permitted at any time.
  • The use of tripods and selfie sticks is not permitted at any time.
  • Photography in loan exhibitions is not permitted at any time.
  • Photography of human remains is not permitted at any time.

It is the visitor’s responsibility to ensure no copyright is infringed.