Industrial Action

National Museum Cardiff remains open including the Evolution of Wales gallery, shop, café and restaurant. Due to industrial action, some galleries may be closed. For further information during the industrial action, please phone 029 2057 3339 (10am – 5pm Tuesday to Sunday). 

Opening Hours

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

Closed: 24-28 December 2015 and 1 January 2016


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 is situated behind the Museum, off Museum Avenue. Purchase an exit token from the Museum Shop - £6.50. 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.