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Crackle-Wick Candle Making

Saturday 9th and Sunday 10th March 2024

Make moments to treasure with family and friends this Mother’s Day weekend; join The Happy Hour Candle Company at The Royal Mint Experience for this delightful candle pouring session. Enjoy a sparkling glass of Friexenet* and delicious nibbles on arrival, then work together to choose the perfect scent for your crackling-wick candle.

Extend your celebrations with 50% off a Royal Mint Experience tour on the same day! This discount is automatically applied at checkout when booking this event and your tour together.

*For 18+ only. Please bring ID as we operate under Challenge 25. Non-alcoholic welcome drinks also available.

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.

Build A Dinosaur!

Monday 25th and Tuesday 26th March 2024

Let your imagination take you on a prehistoric LEGO adventure with Bricks McGee!

Can you build the tallest dinosaur? Can you find fossils in enormous bags of LEGO bricks? Have you ever built a dinosaur that could swim or fly? Join in and see if you can complete these colossal challenges set by a master LEGO builder!

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

Dinomania!

Thursday 4th and Friday 5th April 2024

Come face to face with realistic walking dinosaurs at The Royal Mint Experience this Easter with Dinomania. From tiny babies to 4m long, these prehistoric puppets will immerse you in a wild adventure! 

Get FREE exhibition access with your Dinomania ticket. Also, check out our bundle offers for Dinomania and a tour of The Royal Mint! 

Exhibition: Every Negative Has a Positive by Chris Baker

Saturday 13th April to Saturday 20th April 2024

9:30am to 4pm daily – Free entry for all

Chris Baker is an autistic Pencil Artist from Cardiff, specialising in hyper-realism. In his exhibition at The Royal Mint Experience, Chris draws on his negative life experiences to demonstrate how he has reformed them to create something positive… it just takes a new perspective! Featuring exquisite portraits of influential people who have embraced their differences, Every Negative Has a Positive is an inspirational experience not to be missed.

No pre-booking needed, simply turn up on the day!

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!

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Learn to Draw Classic Pooh

Join us and learn how to draw this 'silly old bear' in the style of E.H.Shepard.

The Winnie the Pooh 2020 UK Coin Collection celebrates the childhood magic of friendship and adventure. E. H. Shepard’s classic illustrations from the original storybooks have been captured on each 50p coin in the series, with nostalgia in every design.

Whether you grew up loving the enchanting world of Winnie the Pooh and friends, or you simply enjoy relaxing with some watercolours, take some time out to learn how to draw this loveable bear.

Paddington’s adventures at The Tower of London

Join Nathaniel the Narrator, as we follow the story of Paddington at The Tower. 

Children will play a game of 'Paddington says', prepare their marmalade sandwiches for 'elevenses', join Paddington on his mystery outing on the bus, and build and take a tour of The Tower!

To take part, you will need 3 boxes, a blanket, some marmalade (or jam, but Paddington definitely prefers marmalade!), bread, a ball and a drink.

Shadow Puppet Theatre – A Lego® Workshop

Find out how to build a working shadow puppet theatre from Lego® bricks! Join Bricks McGee in this live demonstration and follow along to create your own theatrical masterpiece.

You'll need a sheet or two of paper (A4 size should be fine), a pile of Lego® bricks and minifigures, and a torch or smartphone with a light feature.

Knight School – Online

Train to be a Knight of King Arthur’s Round Table with Sir Royce and save Guinevere from the evil Sir Parentalot!

In our latest instalment of Facebook Live events, children will learn about the story of King Arthur, while learning to ride a horse with Sir Royce, build a fort to shelter from Sir Parentalot, fire arrows to defend the fort, engage Sir Parentalot and save Guinevere.

To join in, you will need some boxes or cushions, a blanket and a ball (a football would be ideal).

Spy School– Online

International intelligence has found that a newly-formed underground group, who go by the name 'The Disruptors', are hatching a plan to take over the Nation's TV and online channels. They are planning to take over all entertainment channels and broadcast a loop of boring news - this action needs to be stopped!

Learn secret spy moves, including commando crawls, super speed and stealth; build a secret spy shelter, using sofa cushions and blankets; learn important code breaking skills; and disable the Disruptor's secret cameras!

Spy School – Mission 2

Agent Firefox has a new mission brief for you and we need to train you up to go undercover and combat the amazing advances in recognition technology.

Your mission training includes designing your own ID, becoming spy-fit, completing the undercover challenge of doing the limbo, building a surveillance shelter and practising changing into a disguise as quick as a flash!

To take part, you will need pens, paper, a ruler, Sellotape, scissors (with adult supervision!), large cushions, a blanket and some items of clothing or a costume.

Time Travelling Heroes Online

Our tour guide, Dinosaur Dean, is back to take you on a trip to Dinosauria through the medium of Facebook Live!

Dino is a friendly dinosaur, but he needs your help to get his eggs back from parentosaurus! Can you journey with him, locate the eggs, become a dinosaur and collect the eggs back from the terrifying parentosarus?

Children will learn to roar, crawl and charge like Dino, climb through the undergrowth and build a den to hide from parentosaurus, rescue the eggs from the tired and grouchy parentosaurus, and learn about today's endangered species and how they can help.

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Journey through more than 1,100 years of history with The Royal Mint Experience. Share your experience with friends and family and save by booking a group tour today.

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The Royal Mint Experience is one of the most popular tourist attractions in Wales. Fortunately, getting here couldn’t be easier – find out more and plan your journey today.

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