Getting to National Museum Cardiff


Cathays Park
CF10 3NP

By Car

Junction 32 of the M4. For satnav use the post code CF10 3NP.


A Visitor Car Park is situated behind the Museum, off Museum Avenue. Visitors parking here will receive a ticket at the point of entry and need to pay £6.50 for the day at a pay-station located at the rear of the car park. Please note that the pay-stations only accept card payments – no cash payments are accepted. Visitors can use any credit/debit cards (except for American Express), or Apple or Android Pay.

Parking is free to blue badge holders. Please use the intercom at the exit barrier to verify your blue badge permit. Disabled parking is also available at the front of the Museum, on Gorsedd Gardens Road.

By Bus or Train


From Cardiff Central Train Station, walk to Wyndham Arcade, St Mary Street and take bus number 35 to the Museum. From Cardiff Bay take the Bay Car bus number 6 to the city centre, and then bus number 35 from Wyndham Arcade. Alternatively, from Cardiff Bay train station, take the direct train to Cardiff Queen Street station and walk 880 yards to the Museum. You can plan your journey using the Traveline Cymru website or by calling their helpline on 0800 464 0000.


The nearest train station is Cathays Station, approximately 5 minutes walk from the Museum.

Great Western Railway run high-speed intercity and regional train services to Cardiff Central.

For train travel information please visit National Rail Enquiries website.

On foot/By bike

The Museum is 20 minutes walk from Cardiff Central Bus and Train Station. A map of walking/cycle routes is available from Sustrans.

National Museum Cardiff