The Royal Mint Museum

Students at Royal Mint Museum
Address:
Llantrisant, Pontyclun
CF72 8YT

Opening Times:
Whilst the Museum is not open to the general public, onsite visits can be arranged for small groups and outreach sessions are also available.

The Royal Mint Museum collection is accessible to members of the public by appointment for research purposes.


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Description:
The Royal Mint Museum has one of the finest collections of coins, medals, artwork and minting equipment in the world. A living and working collection, it reflects the changing practical needs of the Royal Mint and is widely respected for the knowledge of its staff and the quality of its research. 

The Royal Mint Museum's aims are to advance the education of the public in the history of coins and medals, and the history of the Royal Mint.


Contact Details:
Email: lucyann.pickering@royalmintmuseum.org.uk
Tel: 01443 623004


Learning Programmes:
We offer bespoke visits for schools and colleges, and for adult learners. The maximum number of visitors to the Museum at one time on these visits is 16, and for school or college groups this must include two accompanying adults.

Bespoke visits and outreach sessions can be arranged by contacting the Museum’s learning manager.

Follow the website link above to see our new resources for different age groups, including our new Coins in the Classroom – creative activities tailored to the National Curriculum for England and Wales, plus other activities suitable for students.

Curriculum links:
KS2 Maths, Literacy, Science, Art & Design, Design & Technology, Geography
KS2/3 History
KS4 Art & Design, Global Citizenship, Geography


Specialisms:
Coins and Kings; Minting Equipment; The Art of the Medal; How Coins are Made; Seals


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Associated Resources

Joseph W Giardelli's WWI Pocket Watch Case

Joseph W Giardelli's WWI Pocket Watch Case

Sent from his colleagues at the Royal Mint in 1914 Read More »

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