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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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Welcome to Cyfarthfa Park!

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



An introduction to Watercolour Painting & Portraiture with Callie-Anne Healey 16/11/19 - Nov 16, 2019

An introduction to Watercolour Painting & Portraiture with Callie-Anne Healey Callie-Anne excels at using watercolours to create portraits, so much so, she featured on Sky Arts ‘Portrait Artist of the Year.’ If you want tips about how best to use watercolours, or want to start creating portraits rather than landscapes, then this is the perfect introduction course for you. No materials or experience needed. Cost £15.00. Booking Essential. Starts at 1:00pm. To book, contact us: Phone: 01685 727371 E-mail:

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Penry Williams: An eminent man of Merthyr (talk) 19/11/19 - Nov 19, 2019

Cyfarthfa Castle Educational Officer Ben Price will be giving a talk on the Merthyr artist Penry Williams

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Cyfarthfa Plan: Story Afternoon 23/11/19 - Nov 23, 2019

Merthyr Tydfil residents are being invited to attend a ‘story afternoon’ with the architects’ team designing plans for the proposed Cyfarthfa international industrial heritage centre.

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The Adventures of Snowman by Vosper - Nov 26, 2019

A charming series of snowman drawings by Sydney Curnow Vosper

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Victorian Christmas Wreath Making FULLY BOOKED! - Nov 30, 2019

FULLY BOOKED!! 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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Santa at the Castle! FULLY BOOKED. - Dec 7, 2019

Sorry, this event is now FULLY BOOKED. 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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Gwyther Barnes: Drawings of Merthyr Buildings - Jan 18, 2020

Beautiful drawings of the lovely buildings of Merthyr Tydfil - some of them no longer standing, by Gwyther Barnes.

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Cyfarthfa Castle Open Art Exhibition 2020 - Mar 17, 2020

March 17 - June 14 – Cyfarthfa Castle Open Art Exhibition 2020 If you would like to be a part of it and submit a piece of art then please use the contact details below and email or call for more information. Standard entrance fees apply to all exhibitions, please check opening times

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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
  • 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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