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A gem of an exhibition at National Museum Cardiff

During the late eighteenth and early nineteenth century it was unheard of for a woman to collect minerals. However, the social status of women at that time didn’t stop one Lady Henrietta Antonia, Countess of Powis, who assembled a fine collection of minerals from around the world at a time when activities were dominated by men. Now this exquisite collection of minerals will be on show for the first time at National Museum Cardiff from 14 December to 31 March.

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A green Christmas lies in store at the Waterfront

The festive season is soon approaching and the National Waterfront Museum in Swansea is going green to mark the occasion.

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Welsh Assembly Government draft budget: response by David Anderson, Director General, Amgueddfa Cymru — National Museum Wales

Amgueddfa Cymru today (Friday, 19 November 2010) responded to the news that it is to receive a cut in Revenue Grant in Aid over the next three years. David Anderson, Amgueddfa Cymru’s new Director General said:

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Powerful play is staged at Waterfront

A powerful and captivating play exploring the origins, events and opposing viewpoints of the 1910 Tonypandy Riots will be performed at the National Waterfront Museum this Sunday, 21 November.

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Environmental protection - a luxury we can no longer afford?

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National Waterfront Museum promises a fun-filled festive weekend

Christmas will definitely arrive at the National Waterfront Museum this weekend (13 & 14 Nov) with a festive mix of crafts, cards and sparkly creations.

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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.