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Earth from the Air

A photographic portrait of our planet towards sustainable development by Yann Arthus-Bertrand

26 May-29 July 2007

Making its first event appearance in Wales, in the grounds of the National Waterfront Museum in Swansea City Centre.

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Wanted: Your Plastic

Bring your unused plastic bags to the Urdd National Eisteddfod, Carmarthen

The National Wool Museum is urging people not to get rid of their plastic bags but to bring them to the Urdd National Eisteddfod in Carmarthen next week (28 May - 2 June) to help create a ‘sustainable rug.'

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Natural Remedies Uncovered

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National Museum and Library present Eisteddfod crown

Two of Wales’s most prominent national institutions, Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales and the National Library, are sponsoring the Crown at this year’s National Eisteddfod at Mold in August.

During a ceremony to be held at the National Library of Wales, Aberystwyth on Friday 18 May, the Crown will be formally presented to the Eisteddfod - part of a series of events to mark the centenary of both Amgueddfa Cymru and the National Library and a recognition by them of the contribution of the Eisteddfod to Welsh cultural life.

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Slate belt ties museums together

Twinning of National Slate Museum Llanberis, Wales and Slate Valley Museum, Granville, New York, USA

On 19 May 2007, the National Slate Museum , Llanberis will celebrate its ‘twinning’ with the Slate Valley Museum in Granville, New York State, underscoring the lasting ties between the people of the United States of America and Wales.

One of Amgueddfa Cymru – National Museum Wales’ key centenary events, it will highlight the significant cultural and historical ties between the people of the slate quarrying communities of north Wales and those of the slate region in the USA – known as the slate belt.

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National Mills Weekend becomes Mills Week at Wool Museum

With over 300 mills across the UK celebrating National Mills Weekend in May, the National Wool Museum, Dre-fach Felindre is marking the annual event with a week long programme of activities from the 5 – 13 May 2007.

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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.