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For a fun day out that the whole family will treasure, look no further than The Royal Mint Experience – one of south Wales’ top tourist attractions. In addition to the highly popular exhibitions and tours, experience the sights and sounds of thousands of glistening new coins, hot off the presses, and get the chance to strike your very own coin.

The Royal Mint Experience is the only place in the world where you can watch the United Kingdom’s coins being made. Go behind the scenes to follow the journey of a coin from a blank to a bank in our Guided Factory Experience.

The Royal Mint offer a wide range of events suitable for all ages with a full calendar of activities – ranging from creative workshops to special guest speakers – events explore The Royal Mint’s traditions through fun-filled, interactive sessions. 

If you are looking for things to do with your loved ones in the coming weeks or months, check out the exciting events calendar and get the full Royal Mint experience up-close and in person!

Wander at your own pace through the Interactive Exhibition, discovering the incredible processes needed to make a coin. Come face to face with British monarchs over the past 1,000 years; test your knowledge of the coins that have been made for countries around the world

VIP Experience
The VIP Tour includes an exclusive talk from a curator of The Royal Mint Museum, which hosts a world-famous collection of rare historic coins, medals and precious numismatic artefacts that aren’t on public display. This spectacular tour includes visits to the commemorative coin production line along with lunch and afternoon refreshments at the café.

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Guide Prices

Ticket TypeTicket Tariff
Exhibition Only£5.00 per adult
Tour Admission£13.50 per adult
Tour Admission (5-15 years)£10.35 per child
VIP Experience£99.00 per adult

Note: Prices are a guide only and may change on a daily basis.

Facilities

Accessibility

  • Disabled access
  • Disabled toilets
  • Wheelchairs available

Booking & Payment Details

  • Credit cards accepted (no fee)

Catering

  • On-site catering
  • On-site light refreshments

Children

  • Baby changing facilities
  • Children welcome

Groups

  • Facilities for educational visits
  • Facilities for groups

Meeting, Conference & Wedding Facilities

  • Facilities for conferencing
  • Facilities for corporate hospitality

Parking

  • Free Parking

Property Facilities

  • Gift shop
  • Public toilets

Site Features

  • Regional Tourist Board Member
  • Welcome Host

Target Markets

  • Accepts groups
  • Coach parties accepted

Map & Directions

Road Directions

The Royal Mint Experience is approximately 4 miles (6.4km) from Junction 34 of the M4. Take the A4119 towards Llantrisant. Go through two sets of traffic lights. At the roundabout, take the second exit, continuing on the A4119 through two sets of traffic. At the next roundabout, take the fourth exit onto Heol y Sarn. The Royal Mint Experience car park is the third turning on the left. Sat Nav postcode CF72 8YT

Public Transport Directions

By Bus - The nearest bus stop is Ely Valley Road, Ynysymaerdy Industrial Estate, which is approximately a 5-10 minute walk from The Royal Mint Experience.

By Train - The nearest train station is Pontyclun, approximately 4 miles (6.4km) away, with hourly connections to Cardiff Central.

 

The Royal Mint Experience

Type:Heritage Centre

The Royal Mint, Llantrisant, Pontyclun, CF72 8YT

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