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image for Historical Event item typeMeet the objects at St Fagans National History Museum

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Historical Event, from 2 Feb 2019, free entry

Historical Event

Historical Event

Details

Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales cares for thousands of objects, documents, images and sound recordings in its collections and archives. These themed free sessions led by the Museum’s curators and archivists will take a closer look at the objects and uncover the many stories they can tell. So why not come along and discover more about your national collections!

February - This month learn more about the court mantua - an early 1700s court dress supposedly worn by Lady Rachel Morgan of Tredegar House. Sessions in English at 11:30 & 14:30, Welsh at 13:00.

St David's Day - Come along to the Wales is... Gallery to learn more about the tradition of wearing the Welsh costume and see the harp that once belonged to the composer of the Welsh national anthem. Sessions in English at 11:30 & 14:30, Welsh at 13:00.


International Women’s Day (8 March) - At 2.30pm, come along to the Wales is... Gallery to learn more about the banner made by Welsh suffragists and a rare example of an anti-suffragette doll. There will also be an opportunity to see newly-acquired collections, not yet on display, in our collections access centre.

Baby changing facilitiesCash PointCoach parties acceptedDisabled toiletsEducation/study areaFacilities for groupsFacilities for educational visitsGift shopOn-site cateringOn-site light refreshmentsPicnic sitePostboxPublic toiletsRegional Tourist Board MemberTelephone (public)Wheelchairs availableAccepts groupsFacilities for conferencingFacilities for corporate hospitality

Event details

Dates Times
Fri 1 Mar 2019
Fri 8 Mar 2019

Prices

Free entry

Events at this Venue

date event
Thu 21 Feb St Fagans Dark Castle Tours
Fri 22 - Sat 23 Feb St Fagans Museum Ghost Walk
Mon 25 Feb - Fri 1 Mar Half term fun: Victorians and St David’s Day
Fri 1 - Mon 25 Mar #Lambcam
Fri 1 Mar Meet the objects
Fri 1 - Mon 25 Mar Lambing at Llwyn yr Eos Farm

Address

St Fagans,
Cardiff,
CF5 6XB

Location

Directions

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Map reference: ST 117772  Lat: 51.48683 Long: -3.27310

The Museum is signposted from junction 33 of the M4 motorway (follow signs for the Museum of Welsh Life), with direct access from the A4232. For sat nav purposes use the postcode CF5 6XB.

Parking: with charge

Accessible by Public Transport: 5 miles from Cardiff Central station

Facilities

  • Baby changing facilitiesBaby changing facilities
  • Cash PointCash Point
  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • Education/study areaEducation/study area
  • Facilities for groupsFacilities for groups
  • Facilities for educational visitsFacilities for educational visits
  • Gift shopGift shop
  • On-site cateringOn-site catering
  • On-site light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments
  • Picnic sitePicnic site
  • PostboxPostbox
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Regional Tourist Board MemberRegional Tourist Board Member
  • Telephone (public)Telephone (public)
  • Wheelchairs availableWheelchairs available
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
  • Facilities for conferencingFacilities for conferencing
  • Facilities for corporate hospitalityFacilities for corporate hospitality

Self-Assessed Accessibility Details

Parking

  • YesDesignated parking for guests with disabilities
    • YesWithin 50 metres approx. of entrance
  • The surface of the car park and pathway leading to entrance:
    • Yesis solid
  • 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
  • YesLift equipped with raised floor numbers or braille numbers or letters
  • YesContrast markings on clear surfaces such as glass doors
  • YesBaby changing facilities
  • YesVisitor information available in large print (14pt and over)
  • YesVisitor information available in audio format
  • YesHearing loop installed in public areas

General

  • YesHearing loop system
  • YesSeating available for visitors with limited mobility
  • YesClear signage
  • YesEffective lighting for visually impaired visitors
  • YesGood colour/tonal contrast for visually impaired visitors
  • 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
  • YesVisual alarm system

Entrance

  • YesRamp to entrance
  • YesEntrance is well lit
  • YesAutomatic door at the main entrance

Food

  • YesLevel access (no steps/thresholds) or access by ramp or lift to cafeteria
  • YesGood contrast between the floor and walls
  • YesMenus available in large print (14pt and over)
  • Restaurant / cafe provide meals for visitors with special dietary requirements:
    • YesSugar free (diabetic)
    • YesGluten free (coeliacs)
    • YesLactose free (dairy free)
    • YesLow potassium
    • YesLow sodium
    • YesNut free
    • YesAdditive free
    • YesVegetarian
    • YesVegan
  • YesSeating suitable for wheelchair users, ie moveable and good height for person sitting in a wheelchair
  • YesHigh chairs for children
  • YesChildren's menu