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Fflat Huw Puw in Llanberis

On Saturday 1 July, an exhibition on the model boats of J Glyn Davies opened at the National Slate Museum, Llanberis, with an afternoon of activities, which included a talk by Dr David Jenkins, Senior Curator of Industry at the National Waterfront Museum, Swansea. Elwyn Jones of Hogia'r Wyddfa as also on hand to lead the singing of some of J Glyn Davies's most famous songs for children..

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Future of Display of Art in Wales

(Welsh Assembly Government press release)

Minister for Culture, Welsh Language and Sport Alun Pugh has today [23 June 2006] published an independent report in conjunction with Amgueddfa Cymru-National Museum Wales and the Arts Council of Wales on the future display of art in Wales. The report was jointly commissioned following the Welsh Assembly Government’s commitment to examine the potential for a new national gallery and draws on various consultations and programmes recently undertaken to advance public involvement in the arts and contemporary visual culture in Wales.

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Crowds enjoy a scorching weekend of Roman gladiators and combat at Caerleon

Nearly six thousand people enjoyed thrilling Roman combat at the Amphitheatre in Caerleon over the weekend.

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Top awards for National Waterfront Museum

The National Waterfront Museum, Swansea has picked up two top awards for its architecture and design.

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National Waterfront Museum in running for family friendly award

Swansea's National Waterfront Museum has been shortlisted for this year's Guardian Family Friendly Museum Award.

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July at the Museums

Come in your thousands to one of Amgueddfa Cymru – National Museum Wales's sites in the Cardiff area this July.

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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.