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Big Birthday, Skilled Soldiers and Spectacular Sights - Ermine Street Guard marks 35th Anniversary at Roman Military Spectacular

The Ermine Street Guard has become a familiar sight at the Roman Military Spectacular, Caerleon, South Wales. But this year’s event (7 and 8 July 2007) will be of greater significance for the soldiers as the Guard celebrates its 35th Birthday.

The National Roman Legion Museum is honoured the Guard is returning to the spectacular event, exactly 35 years since the eight founder members of the society first paraded at the historical pageant in the combined Gloucestershire villages of Witcombe and Bentham.

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Industry to Impressionism: what two Sisters did for Wales

14 July 2007 - 6 January 2008

To mark Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales's centenary celebrations, a major exhibition exploring the remarkable lives of the sisters Gwendoline (1882-1951) and Margaret Davies (1884-1963) goes on show at National Museum Cardiff.

Gwendoline and Margaret Davies were two extraordinary women who amassed one of the most stunning British art collections of the 20th century, and were the greatest benefactors of the Museum's first hundred years.

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Royal visit to National Museum Cardiff

National Museum Cardiff will be closed on Tuesday 5 June 2007 due to a function being held by the National Assembly for Wales at which Her Majesty The Queen will be the principal guest. For security reasons, it will not be possible to open the Museum to the public. We apologise for any inconvenience.

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National Museum and Library present Eisteddfod crown

Two of Wales’s most prominent national institutions, Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales and the National Library, are sponsoring the Crown at this year’s National Eisteddfod at Mold in August.

During a ceremony to be held at the National Library of Wales, Aberystwyth on Friday 18 May, the Crown will be formally presented to the Eisteddfod - part of a series of events to mark the centenary of both Amgueddfa Cymru and the National Library and a recognition by them of the contribution of the Eisteddfod to Welsh cultural life.

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Wales today brought to life through animation

Short film by Welsh pupils on display at St Fagans’ new gallery

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Hunting for an Easter treat? Then visit the National Wool Museum

If you’re looking for some entertainment for the family over the Easter holidays, then visit the National Wool Museum, Dre-fach Felindre. With free entry to the Museum, thanks to the Welsh Assembly Government, what better way to spend your holidays than wondering over to the National Wool Museum. Exciting events have been planned this year to celebrate 100 years of Amgueddfa Cymru – National Museum Wales so come along and join the party.

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  • 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.