You can find a selection of our collections on display at the Royal Mint Experience. However, to arrange to visit to our archives for research purposes please contact our Research and Information team via the Enquiries page, outlining your particular area of interest.

Where we are

The Royal Mint Museum is located on a secure site four miles away from Junction 34 of the M4 and 20 minutes away from Wales’ capital city, Cardiff. The site has ample visitor parking clearly signposted upon arrival. The main site is easily accessible for wheelchair users but special arrangements may need to be made when visiting the collection. Please discuss any mobility requirements with a member of our team before your visit.

Visiting by car

If you’re using a Sat Nav or a GPS navigation device, the postcode is CF72 8YT
• Exit junction 34 of the M4, take the exit signposted to Llantrisant
• Follow the road through two sets of traffic lights and continue to the first roundabout
• At the first roundabout, take the second exit and continue through two sets of traffic lights to the second roundabout
• At the second roundabout take the second exit
• Continue to the next roundabout, taking the fourth exit
• Continue straight on and take the third left to arrive in The Royal Mint Experience car park

By bus and train

The closest train station to the Royal Mint Museum is Pontyclun which is approximately four miles away. There are frequent trains connections to Cardiff Central but we advise booking a local taxi firm from Pontyclun to complete your journey. Our team would be happy to assist with this prior to your visit.
The closest bus stops are:
• To/from Pontypridd: Parc Busnes Edwards (4 minute walk from us)
• To/from Cardiff: Ely Valley Road, Ynysymaerdy Industrial Estate (12 minute walk from us)
To plan your route in advance, visit or call Traveline Cymru on 0800 464 0000 for assistance.

Accessibility Information

• Accessible car parking spaces are available at the main entrance to the Royal Mint, and in the Royal Mint Experience car park. Both sets of accessible spaces offer step-free access to the Royal Mint Experience and the Royal Mint site.
• Pre-arranged Museum visits will require moving through the main site security system, which is step-free and fully staffed. Security is comprised of an x-ray body and bag scan, similar to that of an airport and is not suitable for people with pacemakers.
• The non-public areas of the Museum are on multiple levels with lift access available.
• Please be aware that some areas of the Royal Mint Experience are dimly-lit, to aid in the preservation of the objects on display.

For further information and any specific queries please contact our team who would be happy to assist you prior to your visit. Click here to read our Museum Access Policy.


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