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The Royal Mint Experience


After you Factory Experience, 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: from Alfred the Great on a silver penny to the five definitive portraits of Her Majesty The Queen.

Test your knowledge of the coins that have been made for countries around the world, and find out why numismatists are captivated by coins.

Get up close to the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic medals, and listen to the stories of those whose bravery has been rewarded with the UK's gallantry and service medals.


  • Café
  • Charged
  • Full disabled access
  • Indoor Attraction
  • Parking (free)
  • Toilets

Public Transport Directions


BusThe nearest bus stop is Ely Valley Road, Ynysmaerdy Industrial Estate, which is approximately a  5- 10 minute walk from the Royal Mint Experience.


The nearest train station is Pontyclun, approximately 4 miles (6.4km) away, with hourly connections to Cardiff Cebtral Station.

Plan your route or call 0300 200 2233.

Road Directions

The Royal Mint Experience is approximately 4 miles (6.4km) from junction 34 of the M4, north-west of Cardiff.  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 lights.  At next roundabout, take the second exit, continuing on the A4119.  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.