Jospeh Parry's Ironworker's Cottage4 Chapel Row is a fine example of a typical ironworker's cottage.
Built in the 1820's for the workers of the Cyfarthfa Ironworks, the cottage was the birthplace in 1841 of Joseph Parry, Wales best known
composer. His much loved 'Myfanwy' is still a favourite of Welsh Male Voice Choirs to this day.
The interior of the cottage is set in the 1840's, and shows the living conditions of the ironworkers at the time when Parry was a young boy.
The upstairs galleries house an exhibition about Parry's life and work, and a small section giving further background to Merthyr Tydfil's
April-September: Saturday & Sunday. 2pm-5pm.
October-March: Open by appointment only. Please note there will be a £1 per head charge for opening out of hours. Contact Cyfarthfa Castle Museum on
01685 727371 to make an appointment.
Should you wish to visit at any other time, please contact us on the number below, or via email and we will do our best to arrange your visit.