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History and Heritage

Packed with fascinating facts and "ooh I never knew that" moments, our museums are a perfect way to explore and experience our rich past.
Visit the homes and meeting places of some of Rhondda Cynon Taf's most famous people and visit the locations of historical events and monuments in our Blue Plaque Trail.
Are your roots buried in the Welsh Valleys? Does your family tree branch out into Rhondda Cynon Taf - an area where roots run deep?
From the fastest runner in the world in his day to buried treasures and the sleeping soldiers who have guarded it for centuries, delve into the legends of Rhondda Cynon Taf.