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Top 5 activities to do at Cardiff museums over the holiday season

Christmas is the best time of the year but it can all get a bit too much. How long will it take to get Fed up of the festivities? Purse pinching? Kids whining?  Feeling bloated? Bored of the TV? Stressed at the sales? Need to get away from it all? Look no further than Cardiff’s national museums – National Museum Cardiff and St Fagans National History Museum where there is plenty of things for all the family to do over the festive period…and FOR FREE! (open on December 27, 28, 29, 31 & January 2, 3, 4, 5, 10am-5pm).

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Waterfront powers up for illuminating exhibition

A brand new exhibition is currently on display at the National Waterfront Museum in Swansea.

Titled Power to the People - Generating Electricity in Wales, the display explores many aspects of how electricity works from nuclear power to fossil fuels, and from hydroelectricity to how Wales will be powered in the future.

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New Director of Artes Mundi reveals shortlist for the UK’s biggest contemporary art prize

The shortlist for the sixth Artes Mundi Prize was announced today (12 December 2013) by Karen MacKinnon, Artes Mundi’s new Director & Curator. It includes outstanding artists from eight countries:Carlos Bunga (Portugal), Karen Mirza and Brad Butler (UK), Omer Fast (Israel), Theaster Gates (USA), Sanja Iveković (Croatia), Ragnar Kjartansson (Iceland), Sharon Lockhart (USA), Renata Lucas (Brazil), Renzo Martens (The Netherlands).

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National Waterfront Museum Expands Conferencing Facilities

Swansea’s National Waterfront Museum is holding a launch event for its new conferencing facility overlooking the city’s Marina.

The Ocean Room will officially open on 28 November and event organisers from throughout Swansea and Neath Port Talbot are invited to view the venue, enjoy a free lunch and access exclusive discounts for future bookings.

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Further evidence links West Wales with Stonehenge

New research pinpoints major source of Stonehenge’s spotted dolerites

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Appointment of 3 Trustees one of whom to be the Treasurer-Designate to Amgueddfa Cymru – National Museum Wales

The Welsh Government and Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales are seeking to appoint a Treasurer and two Trustees.

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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.