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Key Stage 3 & 4

Free
Adult Learners, Communities, Foundation Phase, Key Stage 2, Key Stage 3 & 4, Post-16 Education

The museum Trail

National Wool Museum

A tour of the Museum will enhance pupils learning as they see the development from the Domestic Industry to the Industrial Machinery and stories of the people who lived and worked in the local community.

Duration: 1 hour
Cost: Led by Museum staff – free of charge.
Free
Adult Learners, Communities, Foundation Phase, Key Stage 2, Key Stage 3 & 4, Post-16 Education

The Village trail

National Wool Museum

A village trail brings the effect of the Industrial Revolution to life as you discover the sites of old factories, compare the houses of the Mill owners to those of the workers, and see the growth of the village, through its churches, chapels, shops and community hall.

Duration: 1 hour
Cost: Led by Museum staff – free of charge.
FreeSelf-led
Foundation Phase, Key Stage 2, Key Stage 3 & 4, Post-16 Education

Kaffe Fassett at the National Wool Museum

National Wool Museum

Come and see an exhibition of exquisite knitwear by the internationally renowned textile designer, Kaffe Fassett. This American born artist is best known for his colourful designs. Worksheets and activities related to colour and pattern will be available to help explore the work.

Duration: 1 hour
Dates: Available until end of October 2013
Cost: Free of charge as is a self-led session.
FreeSelf-led
Adult Learners, Key Stage 3 & 4, Post-16 Education, Teachers

Learning Resource for Welsh Learners

National Wool Museum

An online resource for Welsh learners at Mynediad,Sylfaen, Canolradd and Uwch levels. Gwau Geiriau encourages learners to visit the National Wool Museum and use its displays and resources to enhance the Welsh learning experience. Find out more about the Welsh Woollen Industry whilst improving language skills.

Duration: 1 hour x 2
Cost: Free of charge as is a self-led session.
FreeSelf-led
Foundation Phase, Key Stage 2, Key Stage 3 & 4, Post-16 Education

Textile Trail

National Wool Museum

Professional artist Julia Griffiths Jones has created five pieces of work that are displayed around the Museum. An activity has been created to engage children with each piece. Julia’s work offers a contemporary and personal response to the collection and the trail allows pupils to respond creatively to the museum.

Duration: 1 hour
Cost: Free of charge as is a self-led session.

Information

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Dre-fach Felindre
April–September: 10am–5pm, daily; October–March: 10am to 5pm, Tues–Sat

Phone:
(029) 2057 3070

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