What's Here | The Royal Mint Experience

Exhibition
From Kings and Queens, from Blanks to Banks

Here, you'll learn more about the history of The Royal Mint, one of the top-rated tourist attractions in South Wales, and you will be able to see the special coins and rare historical memorabilia that our exhibition holds.

There are six different zones to explore at your leisure and visitor hosts will be ready and waiting to answer any questions you may have.

 


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We're open seven days a week from 9.30am

The zones available for you to explore are:

The Royal Mint and the Communityexplore the origins of The Royal Mint and our 1,100-year history, our links with the Tower of London and the story behind our move to Wales.

The Royal Mint and the Worldwe have produced coins and medals for more than 100 countries, and we also designed and created the medals for the London 2012 Olympic Games.

Making Moneythis zone gives you an opportunity to learn more about the detailed processes involved in producing a coin, the work that goes into it and the history behind Britain’s coinage.

The Other Side of The Royal Mint – take a look at our fascinating and wide range of military, sporting and commemorative medals.

The Meaning of Coinsuncover many of the different roles and the traditions behind the coins we use every day.

Coins and Collectingdiscover more about the appeal and traditions of coin collecting, a hobby which captivates people of all ages.

I will forever be checking my coins! Thanks for the history lesson and tour of the making of the coins – excellent!
Very informative delivering knowledge so we could all understand the process. This tour without a shadow of doubt is one of the best guided tours I’ve ever been on; in fact I would take the tour again!
Very informative delivering knowledge so we could all understand the process. This tour without a shadow of doubt is one of the best guided tours I’ve ever been on; in fact I would take the tour again!

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