The Royal Mint Experience – a ‘mint’ family day out


For those looking for a family day out over the summer holidays, The Royal Mint Experience is the perfect choice – allowing visitors to discover the unexpected wonder of coins and find out how they make their way into pockets and purses around the world!

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Located in Llantrisant, near Cardiff, The Royal Mint Experience will give visitors first-hand knowledge of the manufacturing journey of a coin, while a series of static and interactive exhibitions will bring the 1,000-year-old organisation’s rich heritage to life.


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During the summer holidays The Royal Mint Experience is also running a ‘Six weeks of Summer’ event programme with different family-friendly activities taking place each week to keep visitors of all ages entertained. Events include:

(pictured above: Royal Mint employee Sadie Butler and family experience the ‘journey of a coin’)

  • ·         28th July & 1st August from 11am-3pm – Art Workshop with Re-Create
  • ·         3rd August at 11am, 12.30pm & 2.30pm – Bubbles & Balloons Science Show
  • ·         8th August from 11am-3pm – Making Medals
  • ·         9th August from 11am-4pm – Olympics Balloonatics
  • ·         11th August from 11am – 4pm – Shakespeare Street Art
  • ·         15th August from 11am – 3pm – Mask making
  • ·         16th August from 11am – 3pm – Clay Modelling with Re-Create
  • ·         18th August at 11am, 12.30pm & 2.30pm – Who wants to be a Super Hero?
  • ·         22nd August from 11am – 4pm – Meet Peter Rabbit & hear his tales
  • ·         23rd August from 11am – 3pm – Make A Money Box
  • ·         24th August from 11am – 3pm – Scrap Play with Re-Create
  • ·         26th August from 11am – 3pm – Mr Phoebus – Victorian Penny Farthing Rider

Open daily 9:30am to 6:30pm – Tickets are available to pre book now from