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Children's Activity Event, Sat 31 Mar - Sun 1 Apr 2018

Cyfarthfa Castle Museum

Cyfarthfa Castle Museum


This event is a two day long art experience! March 31 will be held at the Redhouse (Old Town Hall - CF47 8AE) where artists will be on hand to help you create a range of portraits, that will come together to make a huge piece of art. Drop in between 11:00am – 4:00pm to take part in this one off art experience. Child friendly event.

April 1 will take place at Cyfarthfa Park. There will be many different art workshops, led by artists, all over the park. If you take part in all the workshops there will be a special prize and there is lots more going on that day. Drop into the park anytime between 11:00am-4:00pm to take part. Waiting times can vary. Child friendly event.

Standard entrance fees apply for adults.

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

Event details

Dates Times
Sat 31 Mar - Sun 1 Apr 2018 11:00 to 16:00


Normal admission prices apply for adults.

Events at this Venue

date event
Wed 14 Feb - Sun 15 Jul 100 Years Ago – Merthyr Tydfil and the Great War
Sat 31 Mar - Sun 1 Apr Making your mark on Merthyr
Tue 3 - Wed 4 Apr Printing Poppies
Wed 11 Apr Create a Mosaic Photo Frame!
Sat 21 Apr Sweetheart cushion workshops


Cyfarthfa Park,
Brecon Road,
Merthyr Tydfil,
CF47 8RE



Plan route to Cyfarthfa Castle Museum and Art Gallery using Google mapsPlan route using Google maps

Map reference: SO 041073  Lat: 51.75672 Long: -3.39015

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


  • 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

Self-Assessed Accessibility Details


  • 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


  • 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


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


  • 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