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'.

Cyfarthfa Castle Museum and Art Gallery

Cyfarthfa Park, Brecon Road, Merthyr Tydfil, CF47 8RE

01685 727371


Opening times

1st April - 30th September Mon - Fri: 10:00am - 5:00pm Sat - Sun: 12:00pm - 5:00pm 1st October - 31st March Closed Monday Tues - Fri: 10:00am - 4:00pm Sat - Sun: 12:00pm - 4:00pm

Free entry with National Art Pass

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