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In our fun, free and interactive galleries, discover how Cardiff was transformed from the small market town of the 1300s, to one of the world's biggest ports in the 1900s, to the cool, cosmopolitan capital we know today. The museum, in the beautiful...more
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The Old Library Trinity Street, Cardiff CF10 1BH, Wales
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The museum is small but really nice and offers an introduction into the history of Cardiff for all ages.
Most things are interactive (and they are adding more interactive elements) and on entering a very helpful member of sraff offered us audio guides, but we...More
Almost never bothered as it looked like it was just for kids on the entrance down. However, it is well worth a quick look around and has some interesting exhibits and interactive exhibits. The videos are short. I would also take time to glance at...More
Possibly one of the best free museums we have ever visited - and we've seen them all round the world! Visit the tiled old entrance - exquisite. The inside is brilliant - well thought out and celebrates the history of struggle and ordinary people in...More
The Cardiff story museum focuses on telling the story of Cardiff. This free museum looks at the history in an interactive way geared towards kids.
I only had 45 minutes, so I skipped the audio tour, and pretty much saw the museum in that time....More
Brilliant for the kids!
They got given a bag on arrival with a detective hat, magnifying glass, colouring pencils and a book with a trail to follow with questions along the way.
It was very interactive and interesting but unfortunately a few of the exhibits...More
This is a wonderful interactive museum that tells the story of Cardiff in a fascinating and easy to follow way. My children, aged 8 and 12 were as engrossed as I was and there were lots of exhibits where they could press buttons and touch...More
This museum is smallish and very children and family friendly as there are so many activities to engage children. It is equally informative for adults and gives a great deal of information about the history of Wales to present day. It is well designed and...More