Firing Line - Cardiff Castle Museum of the Welsh Soldier, Cardiff

(3.9/5 based on 40 reviews on the web)
This unique museum of the Welsh soldier is highly innovative and interactive in providing access to the proud and distinguished service of 1st The Queen's Dragoon Guards and The Royal Welsh, which stretches over 300 years and continues in Afghanistan today. The Museum preserves past and present history for future generations to understand why ordinary people are prepared to do extraordinary things and carry out outstanding acts of bravery.
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TripAdvisor
  • We only had 90 minutes to see the museum so we were a little rushed towards the end. Anybody interested in military history will love the diversity of the collection. The staff were friendly and helpf...  more »
  • This is an interesting place to visit within the castle. It's all included in the entrance fee. It's about the Welsh military. How they formed, changed over the years. Battles from all eras. Highlight...  more »
  • My 2nd visit here there have been a few changes definitely improved the experience. We took our 7year old granddaughter she loved the displays and was fascinated by the items retrieved from the battle...  more »
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  • We were fortunate to qualify for castle keys and have made good use of them! The castle tour is one of the best tours I've been on - the architecture of the castle is amazing. The staff are excellent and very friendly, especially downstairs in the Firing Line museum.
  • Amazing place
  • Amazing!!
  • Excellent display tucked away under the castle. The staff are very knowledgeable and friendly (excellent cafe upstairs too!)
  • excellent afternoon. self tour still very interesting.