'Ironmaster' William Crawshay commissioned Cyfarthfa Castle in 1824. This grand castellated mansion overlooked his immensely successful ironworks and has been called, "the most impressive monument of the Industrial Iron Age in South Wales.
Entrance Fees for Museum & Art Gallery: Adults (16 & Over) £2.00, Concessions £1.00, Under 16s Free.
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By car: A470 from Cardiff/M4 junction 32, or A470 south from Brecon, or 'Heads of the Valleys' Road from the east.
By bus: Regular buses from Town Centre (National Coaches to Merthyr Tydfil).
: 2 miles from Merthyr Tydfil station
wheelchair access tarmac except for 1 metre width