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The Royal Mint Experience

Closed Now: 9:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Open today: 9:30 AM - 5:30 PM
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Y3 School Trip

Visited for the first time today with 26 seven year old children and it was absolutely fantastic... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
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Numismatic must!

I've been wanting to visit The Royal Mint Experience for a very long time and as a avid numismatic... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
London, United Kingdom
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The Royal Mint Experience is the only place in the world where you can watch the United Kingdom's coins being made. Go behind the scenes to follow the journey of a coin from a blank to a bank in our 45-minute Guided Factory Experience. After your...more
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Hours Today: 9:30 AM - 5:30 PM
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
Heol-Y-Sarn, Llantrisant CF72 8YT, Wales
+44 333 241 2223
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All reviews gift shop royal mint our tour guide well worth a visit car park viewing area all ages whole experience from start to finish couple of hours coin making take home pound coins rainy day half term olympic medals young children
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Visited for the first time today with 26 seven year old children and it was absolutely fantastic. The staff were incredibly welcoming, friendly and helpful and all childrens’ interest was maintained throughout the day. Our guide, Cheryl, was very informative and worked really well with...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I've been wanting to visit The Royal Mint Experience for a very long time and as a avid numismatic it did not fail me. It was absolutely amazing. I loved every minute of it. Jaw dropping moments when you see the amount of coins that...More

Thank SuperNads
Reviewed 4 days ago

Visited with my mum and dad during half term. My dad is a collector of coins and was disappointed that he didn’t get a little closer to the coin making process however he found the museum part extremely interesting. We saw coins not seen anywhere...More

Thank Keren Y
Reviewed 1 week ago

It was very quiet when we visited, just 5 people in our group for the tour. The guide was very informative, personable and clearly knew his stuff. The tour of the factory, though interesting, was a bit underwhelming. The exhibition was very well set out...More

Thank 190pete
Reviewed 1 week ago

Extremely well presented So much information to absorb Never realised that we supplied coins to 60 different countries Our tour guide Siobhan a local person was wonderful

Thank David H
Reviewed 1 week ago

After seeing an advert, for a Halloween Experience at the Royal Mint, I thought , oooh that sounds like a different day out....and not very far away from home... So investigated on-line, and booked a tour on-line. So I knew day and time all sorted......More

Thank santasmum
Reviewed 1 week ago

Extremely well-presented in all aspects. So much information to absorb. Alison was our tour-guide and is very knowledgeable in all aspects. Answered all questions thrown at her. Would like to return ..........

Thank King31101951
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great day out for the whole family. We visited on a Sunday and it appeared quite quiet at our time slot of 11.30. Such an informative guided tour, then left to wander round the exhibition area and gift shop by ourselves. Couldn’t fault the whole...More

1  Thank Tracy C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a great visit to the Royal Mint, seeing how the coins are made is fantastic! Our tour guide, Siobhan, was very knowledgeable and engaging, she clearly was enthusiastic about coins and was able to answer all of our random extra questions. Lots of...More

Thank KateRoberts97
Reviewed 1 week ago

As I'm a numismatist my review might be a little biased, but I thoroughly enjoyed the tour. I've done the tour a few times and each time I learnt something new as the guides all have a bit of information to give. Great for kids...More

Thank Darren T
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Wendy B
11 January 2018|
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Response from 347roger1945 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry I don't know but suggest trying the website or giving the Royal Mint a call
6 January 2018|
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Response from d0uglas1232 | Reviewed this property |
two hours is max
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Response from cheeburger2017 | Reviewed this property |
yes you can and it's 5 pounds