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 must purchase an exit token from the Museum shop for £6.50.

Parking is free to disabled badge holders. Please take your blue badge to the Museum shop when purchasing your token. On-road disabled parking bays are also available at the front of the Museum, on Gorsedd Gardens Road.

By Bus or Train


From Cardiff Central Bus Station take bus number 53 or 85 to the Museum. From Cardiff Bay take the Bay Car bus number 6. 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.

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