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Prince of Wales Medal for Philanthropy awarded to Mathew Prichard

Tribute from Amgueddfa Cymru

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TERESA MARGOLLES WINS THE £40,000 ARTES MUNDI 5 INTERNATIONAL ART PRIZE

The winner of the Artes Mundi 5 prize was announced in an evening ceremony at National Museum Cardiff. From a shortlist of 7, Teresa Margolles has been chosen as the winner of the prize by a panel of international curators and directors. With a first prize of £40,000, Artes Mundi is the largest cash prize awarded for the arts in the UK and one of the most significant in the world. The exhibition, which opened in October, has already had 30,000 visitors.

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Philanthropists gift outstanding modern and contemporary collection to Amgueddfa Cymru

The Contemporary Art Society is delighted to announce one of the most important philanthropic donations in its 100-year history, which will benefit public collections across the UK for generations to come.

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St Fagans: National History Museum and National Museum Cardiff named in top 5 of "UK's Most-loved Museums".

St Fagans: National History Museum on the outskirts of Cardiff and National Museum Cardiff in the heart of the Welsh capital have both been awarded ‘Recommended Provider’ status in the November edition of consumer magazine Which?.

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BBC's Prehistoric Autopsy exhibition on tour at National Museum Cardiff

Following the recent popular BBC series Prehistoric Autopsy, presented by Prof Alice Roberts and Dr George McGavin, National Museum Cardiff will be hosting the BBC Learning interactive exhibition which accompanies the series on 8-11 November in the museum’s main hall.

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New skeleton discovery at Llanbedrgoch, Anglesey sheds further light on the Vikings in Wales

Recent excavations by archaeologists from Amgueddfa Cymru – National Museum Wales at the Viking age settlement of Llanbedrgoch on the east side of Anglesey, have shed important new light on the impact of Anglo-Saxon and Viking-age worlds operating around the Irish Sea.

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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.