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Welshman's collection of British art on exhibit in Scotland

Welshman Derek Williams has been the greatest benefactor to Amgueddfa Cymru – National Museum Wales since Gwendoline and Margaret Davies. Now works from the Derek Williams Trust Collection are going to Scotland to be shown in a new exhibition at the Pier Arts Centre in Stromness in Orkney from Saturday 1st September – 17 November and at the City Art Centre in Edinburgh from 1st  December until 24 February 2013.

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St Fagans brings Haverfordwest Tudor trader's house back to life

A small late-medieval house from Haverfordwest is the latest building to be re-erected at St Fagans: National History Museum and will be officially opened to the public on Monday 2 July at 2pm.

Visitors will be welcomed into the house, as re-enactors use traditional skills to cook the first meal on the hearth, since the building's arrival at the museum.

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National Museum Cardiff hosts exhibition bringing Anthony Browne's books to life

National Museum Cardiff is ready to host a unique family exhibition that immerses visitors into Anthony Browne’s picturebook world - Through the Magic Mirror: The World of Anthony Browne, a ‘Seven Stories’ exhibition.

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Llyn Cerrig Bach treasures to be exhibited at Oriel Ynys Mon

The many remarkable artefacts discovered at Llyn Cerrig Bach near Valley on Anglesey 70 years ago will be exhibited at Oriel Ynys Môn this summer, thanks to a partnership between Amgueddfa Cymru and the Council’s Museums, Culture and Archives service.

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It is time to PEEP at a new exhibition

The National Waterfront Museum is proud to be home to a brand new photography exhibition.

On display until 27 May, PEEP - Promoting Early European Photography draws together pioneers from Iceland, Slovakia, England and Wales, showcasing beautiful photographs from the 1850s to the 1930s.

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Titian's 'Diana and Actaeon' masterpiece on display at National Museum Cardiff

Visitors to National Museum Cardiff have a unique opportunity to see one of the most important paintings of the Italian Renaissance this springtime. Titian’s famous painting ‘Diana and Actaeon’ will be coming to Cardiff on a tour from the National Gallery, London and will be displayed from 19 April – 17 June 2012. There will be a late night opening at National Museum Cardiff until 7.30pm on Thursday 19th April for visitors wishing to view the acclaimed 16th-century Venetian masterpiece.

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  • National Museum Cardiff

    National Museum Cardiff

    Discover art, natural history and geology. With a busy programme of exhibitions and events, we have something to amaze everyone, whatever your interest – and admission is free!

  • St Fagans National History Museum

    St Fagans

    St Fagans is one of Europe's foremost open-air museums and Wales's most popular heritage attraction.

  • Big Pit National Coal Museum

    Big Pit

    Big Pit is a real coal mine and one of Britain's leading mining museums. With facilities to educate and entertain all ages, Big Pit is an exciting and informative day out.

  • National Wool Museum

    National Wool Museum

    Located in the historic former Cambrian Mills, the Museum is a special place with a spellbinding story to tell.

  • National Roman Legion Museum

    National Roman Legion Museum

    In AD 75, the Romans built a fortress at Caerleon that would guard the region for over 200 years. Today at the National Roman Legion Museum you can learn what made the Romans a formidable force and how life wouldn't be the same without them.

  • National Slate Museum

    National Slate Museum

    The National Slate Museum offers a day full of enjoyment and education in a dramatically beautiful landscape on the shores of Llyn Padarn.

  • National Waterfront Museum

    National Waterfront Museum

    The National Waterfront Museum at Swansea tells the story of industry and innovation in Wales, now and over the last 300 years.

  • Rhagor: Explore our collections

    Rhagor (Welsh for ‘more’) offers unprecedented access to the amazing stories that lie behind our collections.