St Fagans National Museum of History or as it is commonly referred to as St Fagans after the village in which it is situated. It tells the story of history, culture and architecture of the Welsh people. The museum building is located on the grounds of St Fagans Castle a Grade I listed building. In this museum of history there are in the region of forty re-erected buildings from various places in Wales. In 2019 after a £30 million revamp over six years, the museum was named the Art Fund Museum of the Year. In 1946 the museum started following donations from the Earl of Plymouth. There are displays at the museum in the way of traditional crafts with a working blacksmith forge, a potter, a weaver and a miller. In addition to this, there are two working water mills, one flour and one wool mill. On the site there is also a small working farm that concentrates on preserving the tradition of Welsh native breeds of livestock. Highlights include the Castle & Gardens, the Galleries and the Historical Buildings.

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