Cardiff Bay Visitor Centre, Wales Millennium Centre, Cardiff

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Wales Millennium Centre (Welsh: Canolfan Mileniwm Cymru) is an arts centre located in the Cardiff Bay area of Cardiff, Wales. The site covers a total area of 4.7 acres (1.9 ha). Phase 1 of the building was opened during the weekend of the 26–28 November 2004 and phase 2 opened on 22 January 2009 with an inaugural concert. The centre has hosted performances of opera, ballet, contemporary dance, theatre comedy, and musicals.


The Wales Millennium Centre comprises one large theatre and two smaller halls with shops, bars and restaurants. It houses the national orchestra and opera, dance, theatre and literature companies, a total of eight arts organisations in residence.
The main theatre, the Donald Gordon Theatre, has 1,897 seats, the BBC Hoddinott Hall 350 and the Weston Studio Theatre 250.
In 2001 Lord Rowe-Beddoe was appointed chairman of Wales Millennium Centre, a company limited by guarantee. Board members include Sir Michael Checkland.
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  • As far as I am aware this has closed and is no longer available to visit. There are plenty of other excellent things to do in the Bay instead.  more »
  • Located in Cardiff Bay is this well stocked tourist information centre where you can pick up leaflets or get excellent information.  more »
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  • Really helpful and friendly staff. Found exactly what I needed.
  • Great spot to stroll on the waterfront
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