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Are you Newport's fussiest eater?

If you’re someone who turns your nose up at vegetables or shies away from unusual foods, you could be a prime contender for the National Roman Legion Museum’s fussy eater award.

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New Coity Coal Tip Trail - from coal mining spoil heap to nature reserve

A new trail was launched on Thursday 14 June 2007, which means visitors will be able to get closer to nature at Coity Tip, next to Big Pit: National Coal Museum, Blaenafon, which is gradually being colonised with rare and special plants and animal species.

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Welsh furniture: A new story

The result of 16 years research by author Richard Bebb, ‘Welsh Furniture 1250 – 1950, A Cultural History of Craftsmanship and Design’ - published by Saer Books and produced with the assistance of Amgueddfa Cymru – National Museum Wales and Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru – National Library of Wales - was officially launched at St Fagans: National History Museum on Friday, 15 June 2007.

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New sounds at St Fagans

The new bell which has been cast especially for St Teilo’s Church - moved stone by stone from its home on the flood plain of the River Lougher near Pontarddulais to St Fagans: National History Museum - was rung for the first time today (Monday 4 June 2007).

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Royal visit to National Museum Cardiff

National Museum Cardiff will be closed on Tuesday 5 June 2007 due to a function being held by the National Assembly for Wales at which Her Majesty The Queen will be the principal guest. For security reasons, it will not be possible to open the Museum to the public. We apologise for any inconvenience.

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St Fagans springs into summer

Record visitor figures and new appointments well for summer at the Museum. The recent change in weather hasn't dampened spirits at St Fagans: National History Museum, Wales' top tourist attraction. A successful start to the season saw visitor figures reaching a record high and with some exciting new plans being drawn up, the Museum can look forward to summer with confidence.

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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.