Guided tour

The Royal Mint Experience: Ticket, Guided Tour & Exhibition

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Activity provider: The Royal Mint Experience

The Royal Mint Experience: Ticket, Guided Tour & Exhibition

Activity provider: The Royal Mint Experience

From US$ 15.91 per person

Go behind the scenes on an award-winning guided tour and learn about coin production with this entry ticket to The Royal Mint Experience in Ynysmaerdy. Get the rare chance to strike your own coin.

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Duration 3 hours
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Live tour guide
Wheelchair accessible


  • Watch as coins are minted right before your eyes at a live minting factory
  • Unlock 1,100 years of history at The Royal Mint factory and exhibition
  • Marvel at coins and items that are amongst the rarest in the world
  • Take the opportunity to strike your own United Kingdom sterling coin
  • Shop one-of-a-kind gifts and items at only official Royal Mint store
Full description

Pre-book your entry ticket to The Royal Mint Experience, the only place in the world where you can witness the United Kingdom’s coins being made. Follow the journey of a coin from a blank to a bank on an exclusive behind-the-scenes guided factory tour experience. 

Marvel at the home of U.K. coin production at The Royal Mint, a mint that’s been minting coins for up to 60 countries at a time. Follow your guide through the factory and learn about different processes. 

As you explore, you may be lucky enough to see U.K. coins being made during your visit. At the end of your tour, get the opportunity to strike a coin of your very own at the only place in the world where you can do this (fees apply). 

Following your tour, find yourself surrounded by over 1,100 years of history at the mint’s exhibition. From tales of the Tower Of London to the present day, get authentic insights into what makes a world-leading mint.

See rare items, Olympic medals, Sir Isaac Newton’s notes, and much more. The exhibition area is home to some of the most important and historical artifacts in the 1,100-year history of The Royal Mint.

Take advantage of plenty of free time to explore the exhibition at your own pace. Enrich your visit through temporary exhibitions that change year on year.

Before the end of your visit, stop at the on-site cafe to enjoy lunch and visit the official gift store that stocks a huge array of one-of-a-kind gifts and merchandise. Team members are on hand to assist you with any purchase.

  • On-site car parking
  • Exhibition entrance
  • Guided tour
  • Wheelchairs (available if needed)
  • Strike your own coin activity (optional)
  • Food and drinks (available to purchase on-site)
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask
  • Masks are required while indoors

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Meeting point

Start at The Royal Mint Experience entrance. Go to the ticket desk to check in. The Royal Mint Experience is only a 25-minute drive from Cardiff city's center.

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Important information

Not allowed

  • Weapons or sharp objects
  • Video recording

Know before you go

  • Opening hours for The Royal Mint are subject to change
Customer reviews

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4.9 /5

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October 1, 2022

Lovely staff, very knowledgeable.

September 22, 2022

Enjoyable. Tour was good with a great host. The museum element was good but lots of things not working. Would have liked to take a photo of us pressing our coins and think for the additional cost it should be an option.

September 18, 2022

Product ID: 409676