Museums and Galleries Walk in Cardiff, Cardiff

The capital of Wales Cardiff offers a unique cultural experience for art lovers and people who are passionate about archaeology and history. Take this self-guided walking tour to discover the fascinating world of Wales National Museum, glorious expressions of Welsh Soldier military museum and many lovely visual art galleries.
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Museums and Galleries Walk in Cardiff Map

Guide Name: Museums and Galleries Walk in Cardiff
Guide Location: Wales » Cardiff (See other walking tours in Cardiff)
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Sightseeing)
# of Attractions: 5
Tour Duration: 1 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 1.0 km
Author: Nick
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Butetown History & Arts Centre

1) Butetown History & Arts Centre

The centre houses a collection of letters, old photographs, publications, books and documents that tell a story about Cardiff's past, and Cardiff Bay district in particular. Free cultural events are often being organized here. The diverse exhibitions explore the fascinating world of sculpture, painting and photography. Visit the Center for an interesting journey to Wales’ capital past.

Operation hours: Monday - Friday: 10 am – 5 pm; Saturday - Sunday: 11 am – 4:30...   view more
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BayArt Gallery

2) BayArt Gallery

Located in the center of the Cardiff’s popular Bay area, BayArt Gallery features contemporary art in diverse exhibitions. Lovely light and modern décor works as a magnet and attracts people from the street for cultural refreshment. Dirty your hands by trying to create your own piece of art in the gallery’s workshop. Come here to enjoy stunning paintings with a philosophical twist.

Operation hours: Tuesday - Saturday: 12 pm - 5...   view more
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Craft in the Bay

3) Craft in the Bay

Located on the “Flourish” at the south end of Lloyd George Avenue, the Craft in the Bay Gallery consists of the award winning refurbished “D” Shed, a grade II listed maritime warehouse with a modern extension. The gallery is opposite the Wales Millennium Centre and is close to the Welsh Assembly Building. The "D" Shed is a cast-iron framed structure with cruciform columns, a roof structure and a variety of similarly unique features. The structure is five 20 foot bays long and...   view more
Sight description based on wikipedia
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Wales Millennium Centre

4) Wales Millennium Centre (must see)

Wales Millennium Centre is an arts centre located in the Cardiff Bay area of Cardiff. The site covers a total area of 4.7 acres (1.9 ha). The centre has hosted performances of opera, ballet, dance, comedy and musicals.

Locally nicknamed "the Armadillo", the Centre comprises one large theatre and two smaller halls with shops, bars and restaurants. It houses the national orchestra and opera, dance, theatre and literature companies, a total of eight arts organisations in residence. The...   view more
Sight description based on wikipedia
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Techniquest

5) Techniquest (must see)

Techniquest is a large science center containing interactive exhibitions. Visitors can conduct their own experiments and other hands-on activities in specially designed Discovery Room, enjoy the exciting presentations in Science Theatre and observe the breathtaking views in the planetarium. Techniquest is a great cultural venue for all the family.

Operation hours: Monday - Sunday: 10 am - 5 pm (during school holidays); Tuesday - Friday: 9:30 am - 4:30 pm (during school...   view more

Walking Tours in Cardiff, Wales

Create Your Own Walk in Cardiff

Create Your Own Walk in Cardiff

Creating your own self-guided walk in Cardiff is easy and fun. Choose the city attractions that you want to see and a walk route map will be created just for you. You can even set your hotel as the start point of the walk.
Architectural Jewels of Cardiff

Architectural Jewels of Cardiff

Old and new architecture beautifully combine together to create that unique and vibrant landscape of Cardiff. Take this self-guided walking tour to discover the city's most prominent landmark buildings such as the University building, City Hall, Millennium Stadium and many others.

Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 4.8 km
Cardiff Family Fun Self-guided Tour

Cardiff Family Fun Self-guided Tour

Cardiff is a vibrant city and a popular tourist destination with lots of interesting places for children and their parents see and visit. Take this self-guided walking tour to discover the best family fun attractions Cardiff can offer such as fascinating Techniquest science museum and workshop, Hollywood Bowl games entertainment, Wharf water-front picnic pub and many more.

Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 4.1 km
Cardiff Shopping Tour

Cardiff Shopping Tour

The coal-mining capital of Britain, Cardiff offers an exciting shopping opportunity in many state-of-the-art shopping centres like St.David's or Capitol. Along with modern shopping arcades, the busy Cardiff streets are packed with lovely, small specialty shops and galleries. Take this walking tour to discover some of Cardiff's best shopping spots.

Tour Duration: 1 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 0.5 km
Religious Tour in Cardiff

Religious Tour in Cardiff

The long and rich history of Wales is reflected by the presence of beautiful religious buildings. Cathedrals and churches had always dominated the architectural landscape of Britain. Take this self-guided walking tour to discover Cardiff's most beautiful places of worship.

Tour Duration: 3 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 5.6 km
City Orientation Walk

City Orientation Walk

The capital of Wales Cardiff is an exciting tourist destination, rich in historic sights and places to visit. The city center and Cardiff Bay area are particularly popular with visitors for the number of cultural locations contained - museums, theaters, art centers and more. Take this self-guided tour and have a great time exploring key attractions of Cardiff.

Tour Duration: 3 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 5.0 km
Cardiff Daily Life Tour

Cardiff Daily Life Tour

Cardiff is a vibrant and diverse city with a strong British tradition and community feel. Take this self-guided walking tour to feel the local lifestyle and explore the city's most frequently visited places such as Central Market, Queen Street and Gorsedd Gardens.

Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 2.8 km