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

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(029) 2057 3000

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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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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.

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What's on

  • <em>Capel-y-ffin</em>, David Jones
    Exhibition

    Wales Visitation: Poetry, Romanticism and Myth in Art

    In July 1967 the American Beat writer Allen Ginsberg visited Wales.

    22 February7 September

  • Exhibition

    Constable: Salisbury Cathedral from the Meadows

    John Constable’s Salisbury Cathedral from the Meadows 1831 is considered one of his most famous landscapes.

    National Museum Cardiff will be the first of five venues to display this important ‘six footer’ which was recently purchased by Tate. The painting will be accompanied by other works by Constable, as well as by artists who inspired and revered

    7 March7 September

  • 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.