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National Museum Cardiff

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Cathays Park, Cardiff
Open 10am–5pm Tuesday–Sunday (Galleries close at 4:45pm)

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(029) 2057 3000

Switchboard (standard rate): 0300 111 2 333

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Hall
Evolution of Wales
Art gallery
National Museum Cardiff

About the museum

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!

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1900-1930s art displays

Our displays of art from 1900-1930 are temporarily replaced by the Richard Wilson exhibition, and will reopen on the 20th December.

Highlights

Archaeology

Find out how you can enjoy our archaeology collections and our plans at St Fagans National History Museum where archaeology will form part of the new galleries being created.

» Archaeology

What's on

  • I Spy... Nature
    Exhibition

    I Spy... Nature

    Come and experience how scientists’ observations lead to new discoveries.

    July 19 2014April 30 2015

  • Exhibition

    Artes Mundi 6

    This major international contemporary art exhibition and the UK’s biggest art prize, returns to the city. It brings some of the world’s most pioneering artists to National Museum Cardiff, Chapter and Ffotogallery.

    October 24 2014February 22 2015

  • 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.