Visit Wales Museums in Snowdonia and South and West Wales this autumn

Published: Sunday 18th Aug 2013

Written by: The Wales Cottage Holidays Team

National Museum Wales offers Wales Holidays self-catering visitors plenty of interest and excitement. Sites are in Swansea and Cardiff and near Abergavenny; also in West Wales and at Llanberis in Snowdonia. Most are open every day and admission is free!

National Museum Cardiff is at the Civic Centre of the city and is open Tuesday-Sunday 10am-5pm and Bank Holiday Mondays.

St Fagans: National History Museum lies in 100 acres of parkland a few miles west of the city and is one of Europe’s foremost open air museums; open 10 to 5 daily.

In Swansea, National Waterfront Museum tells the story of industry and innovation in Wales, now and over the last 300 years; open every day 10-5.

Big Pit: National Coal Museum is open daily with underground tours running from 10am-3.30pm.

While National Roman Legion Museum near Newport remains open Monday-Saturday and Sunday afternoons.

The National Wool Museum near Newcastle Emlyn, a special place with a spellbinding story to tell, is open every day 10am-5pm.

And the National Slate Museum at Llanberis at the foot of Snowdon offers a day full of enjoyment and education in a dramatically beautiful landscape; open 10-5 daily.

The Wales Cottage Holidays Team
The Wales Cottage Holidays Team



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