Cyfarthfa Castle Museum and Art Gallery
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Commissioned by ironmaster William Crawshay II to overlook his ironworks, Cyfarthfa is the most impressive monument of the industrial Iron Age in South Wales.
The collections cover Merthyr's rich social and industrial history. There are also ceramics, Egyptology, natural history and an art collection including works by Penry Williams, the 'Welsh Turner'.
Look out for The Wild Escape at museums and galleries in the next few months. Many have special events, or you can use our audio introduction to help children get involved at any cultural venue.
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The National Art Pass lets you enjoy free entry to hundreds of museums, galleries and historic places across the UK, while raising money to support them.