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National Waterfront Museum Helps Revive City

The National Waterfront Museum, Swansea is breathing new life into the city – and that's official.

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Mr and Mrs Christmas visit National Museum Wales

Visitors to the National Roman Legion Museum on 16 December will be greeted by Father Christmas, and entertaining guests at Big Pit this month will be his wife, Mother Christmas.

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Penrhiw Chapel at 50

Originally from Dre-fach Felindre, Carmarthenshire, Penrhiw Chapel re-opened at St Fagans: National History Museum in 1956 and to mark this 50th anniversary, a special service will be held on 10 December at 3pm at the chapel, which is now an attraction to thousands of visitors at the open air museum.

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Welsh cheese matured 300 feet underground

Pwll Mawr Cheese, matured at the bottom of Big Pit – one of the UK’s leading mining museums - is one of The Blaenafon Cheddar Company’s new selection of handmade cheeses, which will be launched at the company’s new premises in Blaenavon tomorrow (Saturday, 2 December 2006).

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Wishing you a Merry Welsh Christmas

Celebrate a traditional Welsh Christmas at St Fagans: National History Museum

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National Waterfront Museum — Open to all

Swansea's National Waterfront Museum has won two major awards for the outstanding way it informs and involves the public.

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  • National Museum Cardiff

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    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

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

  • Big Pit National Coal Museum

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    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

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

  • National Roman Legion Museum

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    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

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    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

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    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.