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The Natural History Museum at The Royal Mint Experience

Friday 31st May 2024

Professor Paul Barrett is world-renowned palaeontologist working at the Natural History Museum. He supported paleo-artist Robert Nicholls to make sure the designs of our 2024 Iconic Specimens coin range are scientifically up to date and realistic. Join Paul at The Royal Mint Experience on May 31st to discover more about the mighty Tyrannosaurus, the hulking Stegosaurus and the gigantic Diplodocus!

For a fun day out that the whole family will treasure, look no further than The Royal Mint Experience – one of Wales’ top tourist attractions. In addition to our highly popular exhibitions and tours, we also offer a wide range of events suitable for all ages.* With a full calendar of activities – ranging from creative workshops to special guest speakers – our events explore The Royal Mint’s traditions through fun-filled, interactive sessions. Meanwhile, our range of periodic offers and discounts ensure that you get the best value for money wherever possible. If you are looking for things to do with your loved ones in the coming weeks or months, check out our exciting events calendar and get the full Royal Mint experience up-close and in person!

*All our events are subject to availability. Prior booking is highly recommended.

Coins and The Sea: Pirate May-hem

Tuesday 28th, Wednesday 29th and Thursday 30th May. Drop in any time: 11am to 3:30pm.

Two pesky pirates will be causing mischief this May at The Royal Mint Experience to celebrate the opening of our brand-new exhibition, Coins and The Sea. Join them for a bounty of shenanigans to take place throughout our exhibition and visitor centre.
 
To say ‘ahoy’ to the pirates, all you need is a tour admission ticket or an exhibition only ticket. Please tag us in your photos! @RoyalMintUK #VisitRoyalMint

Brand New Exhibition: Coins And The Sea

From Saturday 25th May 2024

Prepare to set sail on a voyage that will transport you from the Royal Mint Experience to 20,000 leagues under the sea. Dive into the history of coins and their place on the high seas. Find out why people went to sea and what everyday life on ships was like. Why do we have such strong links to the sea on our coins? And did pirates really bury their treasure?

Step on board to explore the history of Coins and the sea, and discover stories of trade and treasure. Visit Coins and the Sea from Saturday 25th May 2024!

Animal Encounters

Monday 27th May 2024

Looking for an interactive, informative and inspiring experience this May Half Term? Join A&S Animal Encounters and come face to face with their team of curious creatures. See, feel and engage with these fascinating animals and discover our part in helping preserve them!

Why not make a day of it? Take 50% off this event when you book onto a tour at The Royal Mint Experience on the same day!

Build Your Own Parrot Puppet

Tuesday 28th May

Drop in any time from 11am to 3pm 

This May, we're launching our brand-new exhibition, Coins And The Sea; To celebrate, we’re hosting this swashbuckling craft! Let your imagination soar to far-off places with your own parrot companion; paint, build and embark on adventures with this hands-on craft!  Just £3 per parrot or FREE when booking a tour or exhibition ticket on the same day.

Exhibition: When War Came to The Rhondda

Tuesday 21st May – Friday 28th June 2024. Drop in any time: 9:30am to 4pm.

War broke out on the 3rd September 1939 when Britain and France declared war on Germany. This led to 6 years of fighting and struggles. Here we tell the story of what happened in the Rhondda during this time. The story of the ordinary people, who joined together during an extraordinary time.

Kindly on loan from the heritage team of the Rhondda Cynon Taf council. Presented in both English and Welsh. This exhibition will take place in our visitor centre. It is FREE for all and no booking is required.

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