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image for Museum item typeCyfarthfa Castle Museum & Art Gallery

  • Visit Wales VAQAS
  • Self-assessed Accessibility Information

Castle, £1.10-£2.20

Cyfarthfa Castle Museum

Cyfarthfa Castle Museum

Details

'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.

Baby changing facilitiesCoach parties acceptedCredit cards accepted (no fee)Disabled toiletsEducation/study areaFacilities for groupsFacilities for educational visitsFrench signs/guidesGerman signs/guidesGift shopItalian signs/guidesOn-site cateringOn-site light refreshmentsPicnic sitePublic toiletsSpanish signs/guidesTelephone (public)Welcome HostAccepts groupsFacilities for conferencingFacilities for corporate hospitalityHelicopter landing

Children welcomeDisabled accessDogs not accepted (except guidedogs)Smoking not allowedFacilities for hearing impaired

Opening details

1st October - 31st March: Closed on Mondays, Open Tues - Fri 10:00 - 16:00, Sat & Sun 12:00 - 16:00.
1st April - 30th September: Monday - Friday 10:00 - 17:00, Saturday & Sunday 12:00 - 17:00.

Prices

2019 Entrance Fees for Museum & Art Gallery: Adults (16 & Over) £2.20, Concessions £1.10, Under 16s Free.

Events at this Venue

date event
Sat 21 Sep Open Doors 2019 Event: Remnants of War
Wed 23 - Thu 24 Oct Ghost Tour
Wed 30 - Thu 31 Oct Halloween Projectors and Scavenger Hunt!
Sat 30 Nov - Sun 1 Dec Victorian Christmas Wreath Making

Contact

Enquiries

Location

Directions

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).

Parking: free

Accessible by Public Transport: 2 miles from Merthyr Tydfil station

Facilities

  • Baby changing facilitiesBaby changing facilities
  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • Credit cards accepted (no fee)Credit cards accepted (no fee)
  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • Education/study areaEducation/study area
  • Facilities for groupsFacilities for groups
  • Facilities for educational visitsFacilities for educational visits
  • French signs/guidesFrench signs/guides
  • German signs/guidesGerman signs/guides
  • Gift shopGift shop
  • Italian signs/guidesItalian signs/guides
  • On-site cateringOn-site catering
  • On-site light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments
  • Picnic sitePicnic site
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Spanish signs/guidesSpanish signs/guides
  • Telephone (public)Telephone (public)
  • Welcome HostWelcome Host
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
  • Facilities for conferencingFacilities for conferencing
  • Facilities for corporate hospitalityFacilities for corporate hospitality
  • Helicopter landingHelicopter landing
  • Children welcomeChildren welcome
  • Disabled accessDisabled access
  • Dogs not accepted (except guidedogs)Dogs not accepted (except guidedogs)
  • Smoking not allowedSmoking not allowed
  • Facilities for hearing impairedFacilities for hearing impaired

Self-Assessed Accessibility Details

Parking

  • The surface of the car park and pathway leading to entrance:
  • wheelchair access tarmac except for 1 metre width

  • YesDrop-off point for guests outside entrance
  • The route from the parking area to the entrance:
    • YesHas a ramp

Public Areas

  • Level access (no steps/thresholds) or access by ramp or lift:
    • YesFrom the entrance to reception / ticket area
    • YesTo a specially adapted public toilet suitable for wheelchair users
    • YesTo the gift shop
  • YesGood contrast between the floor and walls
  • YesContrast markings on clear surfaces such as glass doors
  • YesBaby changing facilities
  • YesVisitor information available in large print (14pt and over)
  • YesHearing loop installed in public areas

General

  • YesHearing loop system
  • YesSeating available for visitors with limited mobility
  • YesClear signage
  • YesWheelchairs provided
    • YesFree
  • YesRoutes/pathways suitable for wheelchair users or visitors with limited mobility
  • YesDisplays at suitable height for wheelchair users / children
  • YesAudible alarm system

Entrance

  • YesSteps to the main entrance
    • 12
      Number of steps to entrance
    • YesHandrail by steps
  • YesEntrance is well lit

Food

  • YesLevel access (no steps/thresholds) or access by ramp or lift to cafeteria
  • YesGood contrast between the floor and walls
  • Restaurant / cafe provide meals for visitors with special dietary requirements:
    • YesVegetarian
  • YesHigh chairs for children
  • YesChildren's menu