Important Customer information. Promoters Orchard Entertainment advise that the Craig David concert scheduled for Cyfarthfa Park on August 5th will not go ahead for logistical reasons beyond their control. For information about refunds please visit our Reception desk at Cyfarthfa Museum or contact us on 01685 727371. Thank you.


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Welcome to Cyfarthfa Park!

Welcome to our brand new Cyfarthfa Park website!

We are delighted that we can now share with you information about the many attractions you can visit within our beautiful Park along with news about events and activities taking place here and at heritage sites nearby.

If this is your first time visiting us you may want to check out our Information for Visitors page to find directions and download visitor maps.

We hope you enjoy your visit today and we look forward to welcoming you soon!



Exhibitions 2017- Celebration of Welsh Contemporary Painting - Jul 7, 2017

July 7 – September 24 – Celebration of Welsh Contemporary Painting Glasbury Arts and Merthyr Tydfil Leisure Trust are working in partnership to bring some of Wales’s finest and most exciting painters to Cyfarthfa Castle and the Redhouse. This exhibition is part of a large programme of arts events happening all over Merthyr Tydfil. Please check for more details of all events.

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Learn how to create a Rag Rug - Jul 16, 2017

Join our workshop session and explore the art of rag rug making.

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Kandinsky's Circles - Jul 25, 2017

Kandinsky created the first abstract painting in 1913. Come along and have a go at creating your own version.

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Life in 19th Century Merthyr: Guided Walk - Aug 5, 2017

A guided walk around the Cyfarthfa and town area looking at all aspects of life in 19th century Merthyr.

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Picasso Portraits - Aug 8, 2017

Picasso Portraits. Picasso made popular abstract portraits. Come and have a go at making a Picasso inspired portrait of your own.

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Piet's Pictures - Aug 22, 2017

Piet Mordian broke the rules of what a painting should be by just using lines and bold colours. Come and see what you can do with lines and bold colours.

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Exhibitions 2017 - The Family of Merthyr: A Photographic Exhibition by Walter Waygood - Oct 4, 2017

October 4 – December 3 – The Family of Merthyr: A Photographic Exhibition by Walter Waygood The 'Family of Merthyr' is an exhibition celebrating life within the borough of Merthyr Tydfil. Photographs taken from the 1980s, 1990s, up to the present day present iconic images from local culture.

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Exhibitions 2017 - Backlight - Dec 12, 2017

December 12 – January 28 – Backlight This is an exhibition of art inspired by the unseen collections at Cyfarthfa Castle by the artistic duo ARRT.

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Opening Hours


  • Cyfarthfa Castle Museum & Art Gallery
  • 1st April-30th SeptemberMon - Fri 10:00 - 5:00pm
    Sat and Sun 12:00 - 5.00pm 
  • 1st October-31st MarchClosed Monday
    Tues-Fri 10 - 4:00pm
    Sat and Sun 12:00 - 4:00pm


  • Entrance Fees for Museum & Art Gallery
  • Adults (16 & Over)£2.00
  • Concessions £1.00
  • Under 16Free


  • Cyfarthfa Park
  • Current Park Opening Hours: November: 6am-5.15pm, December: 6am-4.45pm, January: 6am-4.45pm, February 6am-5.15pm, March: 6am- 6.15pm 


  • Canolfan Cyfarthfa
  • 1st April -30th SeptemberMon-Sun 11am-7pm.



  • Joseph Parry’s Cottage
  • 1st April-30th SeptemberSat & Sun 2pm-5pm
    Mon-Fri - By appointment
  • 1st October-31st MarchBy appointment only

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