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What's On - events across the park

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Museum & Art Gallery

Cyfarthfa Castle Museum & Art Gallery

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Splash & Play

An interactive play facility which is sure to provide hours of fun for all!

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Below you will find information about events held around the park and the opening times and entrance fees for attactions within the parkland.

 

Events

September 21 – Open Doors 2019 Event: Remnants of War - Sep 21, 2019

September 21 – Open Doors 2019 Event: Remnants of War As one war ended 100 years ago another one was just beginning 80 years ago. WWI & II affected many people from Merthyr Tydfil and this Open Doors event will bring out of storage objects related to both of those wars. Costume, letters, medals, and much more will be shown and the local story by them all will be told. Booking essential. Free event. Starts at 2:00pm.

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Art Course enrolment: 10th October - Oct 10, 2019

26 week art course for adults (includes Agored Cymru accreditation in Acrylic Painting)

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Ghost tour of Cyfarthfa Castle Museum and Art Gallery - Oct 23, 2019

October 23 & 24 – Ghost Tours of Cyfarthfa Castle Museum & Art Gallery This is a guided tour around Cyfarthfa Castle Museum and Art Gallery by torchlight. Ghost stories will be told about all the mysterious things to happen at the Castle over the decades and you will have a chance to do your own paranormal investigations. PLEASE NOTE: The tours will only take place within the Museum section of the building. Tour starts at 7:00pm – 8:30pm & 9:00pm – 10:30pm on both dates. Cost £10.00 per person (non-refundable). Booking essential. (Adult Event – over 16’s)

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Halloween Projectors and Scavenger Hunt! - Oct 30, 2019

October 30 & 31 – Halloween Projectors and Scavenger Hunt! Come along and create your own spooky Halloween projector! When it goes dark you can shine a light through your projector and scare passers-by. Take part in our scavenger hunt through the museum too! Drop-in workshop so no need to book, waiting times can vary. Runs from 11:00am-1:00pm & 2:00pm-3:30pm. For a hunt answer sheet please go to reception on arrival (Child friendly event)

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November 30 & December 1 – Victorian Christmas Wreath Making - Nov 30, 2019

November 30 & December 1 – Victorian Christmas Wreath Making Make a classic Victorian Christmas Wreath with fresh evergreens. Booking essential. Workshop costs £15.00 per person (non-refundable). All materials provided. Starts at 1:30pm. (Adult art workshop)

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December 7, 8, 14 & 15 - Santa at the Castle! - Dec 7, 2019

December 7, 8, 14 & 15 - Santa at the Castle! Santa is coming to his favourite Castle! Come along and meet him and take part in a fun festive craft activity. Booking essential. Cost £4.50 per child (adults free and price includes craft and gift). Sessions will take place between 12:00pm and 3:30pm, please contact the museum to check availability and book on to a session. Spaces are limited.

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Opening Hours

 

Cyfarthfa Castle Museum & Art Gallery

  • 1st April - 30th September:

  • Monday – Friday: 10am - 5pm

  • Saturday & Sunday: 12pm - 5pm

 

  • 1st October - 31st March:

  • Monday: Closed

  • Tuesday – Friday: 10am - 4pm

  • Saturday & Sunday: 12pm - 4pm

 

  • Entrance Fees for Museum & Art Gallery
  • Adults (16 & Over)£2.20
  • Concessions £1.10
  • Under 16 Free

 

  • Cyfarthfa Park
  • Opening: 6am until:
  • January: 4.45pm
  • February: 5.15pm
  • March: 6.15pm
  • April: 7.45pm
  • May: 8.45pm
  • June: 9.45pm
  • July: 9.15pm
  • August: 8.45pm
  • September: 7.15pm
  • October: 6.30pm
  • November: 5.15pm
  • December: 4.45pm
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  • Canolfan Cyfarthfa
  • 1st April - 30th September Mon - Sun 11am - 7pm.

 

 

  • Joseph Parry’s Cottage
  • 1st April - 30th SeptemberSat & Sun 2pm - 5pm
    Mon - Fri: By appointment
  • 1st October - 31st MarchBy appointment only

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