St Fagans National Museum of History, Cardiff

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#1 of 207 in Museums in Wales
Chronicling the historical lifestyle, culture, and architecture of the Welsh people, St Fagans National Museum of History consists of more than 40 recreated buildings taken from various locations in Wales. Located on the grounds of an Elizabethan manor house, this open-air museum welcomed its first visitors in 1948. The site, modeled after an outdoor museum situated in Stockholm, includes a Unitarian chapel, village schoolhouse, tollbooth, pigsty, and tannery. Holding permanent displays of traditional crafts, the museum also features a working blacksmith’s forge, pottery shop, mill, and clog maker’s shop. Drop by the site’s small farm, which concentrates on preserving native breeds of livestock, to peruse the fresh produce available for sale. See St Fagans National Museum of History and all Cardiff has to offer by arranging your trip with our Cardiff trip planner .
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  • The whole family enjoyed a great day out at St Fagans. There is so much to see, amid pleasant surroundings and the people were knowledgeable and friendly. We will definitely return.  more »
  • Cheap and fun day out with the kids. Definitely recommend. They have a few animals spotted about as well. Perfect facilities for a picnic too.  more »
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  • St Fagans is amazing. Great place to visit. Plus its free. Pay for parking but £5 is excellent for a day out. Brilliant place to keep going back to as its ever changing. Family love it. My family came up from England for the day. They love it.
  • Really nice day out. A fair amount of walking so wear comfy shoes. The ground isn't always even either. Over all, a lot to see. Took us a good few hours and only saw 2 thirds of it!
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