Cardiff: Libraries in Co-operation
Caerdydd: Llyfrgelloedd mewn Cydweithrediad

St Fagans National History Museum Library

The Library at St Fagans provides a resouce and a service, mainly for the Museum's staff, facilitating all aspects of their work: identifying objects, interpreting them in their sociohistorical context, caring for them, answering enquiries, preparing exhibitions, and so on. Members of the public are welcome to use the Library, which is especially popular with students and the media, as well as private individuals. The Library will also answer enquiries recieved by telephone, post or email.

Institutional Data

Name of Organisation:

St Fagans National History Museum Library


The Librarian
St Fagans: National History Museum
St Fagans

Contact Details:


(029) 2057 3446

Access Arrangements

Opening Hours:

The Library is open to members of the public Monday - Friday, 9.30 - 1.00, 1.45 - 4.30. Closed on weekends and national holidays.

Access Restrictions:

Access is by prior appointment and is for reference only.

Any charges for use of the service:


Subjects Covered

Main subjects covered:

Folk life


Social History

Special collections:

A number of reading lists are available on subjects such as;

Welsh vernacular architecture

Tracing your family history

Local history research

Agriculture to Industry in South East Wales

The Rebecca Riots

The Treason of the Blue Books

The Coracle

Folk dancing


Dry stone walling

Social conditions in the countryside

The harp in Wales

Drovers and drovers' roads

Web Links

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