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Do you remember the Oakdale Institute?

The Oakdale Workmen’s Institute which was moved to St Fagans National History Museum in 1989, has proved one of the most popular exhibits at the Museum. Now staff at Fagans National History Museum want to hear you stories about the Institute in special event at Oakdale Community Centre, Oakdale from 2pm on Wednesday 18 May.

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The Battle of St Fagans comes to life this Spring Bank Holiday weekend

Visitors to St Fagans National History Museum can experience the clash of swords, the shouts of men and the smell of gun smoke in a unique large scale living history event this bank holiday weekend. On 28-29th May, 6-9pm, “The Battle”, a re-enactment event in collaboration with the English Civil War Society will take place at the museum giving visitors the opportunity to witness a historical Welsh battle come alive before their eyes.

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Artist playing a new role at St Fagans National History Museum

An inspiring and unique new play area at St Fagans National History Museum is currently being designed and developed to replace the previous play area at the open air museum.

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Statement by Amgueddfa Cymru – National Museum Wales regarding industrial action

A number of Wales’ national museums are currently being affected by continuous industrial action by the Public and Commercial Services Union (PCS), over proposed changes to weekend working allowances (Premium Payments).

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Significant ceramics collection on display at National Museum Cardiff

An important collection of 20th century ceramics will be displayed at National Museum Cardiff from Tuesday 10 May. The collection, belonging to London gallery-owner Anita Besson, who passed away in October 2015, has been bequeathed to the Derek Williams Trust, who will be placing it on loan at National Museum Cardiff.

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National Wool Museum gears up for the Good Life

Get ready to live the good life this weekend (Saturday 14 May 10am-3pm) at the National Wool Museum in Dre-Fach, Felindre.

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‘War’s Hell!’: The Battle of Mametz Wood in Art

New exhibition at National Museum Cardiff begins Battle commemorations in Wales

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Captivating new art-form descends on National Waterfront Museum

Relics: a photospherical reflection on Wales is now being showcased at the National Waterfront Museum in Swansea.

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Waterfront welcomes Miss Bogie as part of successful school project

The National Waterfront Museum is delighted to present a brand new display in its Welsh Achievers Gallery.

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Adventure is a big hit at National Wool Museum

The National Wool Museum enjoyed a very busy day on Saturday 2 April celebrating the Year of Adventure in Wales.

 

 

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Rembrandt masterpiece goes on display at National Museum Cardiff

From today (5 April 2016), Rembrandt van Rijn’s Portrait of Catrina Hooghsaet (1607-1685) will be shown at National Museum Cardiff for a period of three years.

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Rembrandt masterpiece goes on display at National Musuem Cardiff

From today (5 April 2016), Rembrandt van Rijn’s Portrait of Catrina Hooghsaet (1607-1685) will be shown at National Museum Cardiff for a period of three years.

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National Roman Legion Museum has bagged a share of a £11.5million carrier bag charge fund

We are delighted to announce we have bagged £10,000 from the Tesco Bags of Help initiative.

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St Thomas Community Primary set up home at the National Waterfront Museum

Reception pupils at St Thomas Community Primary in Swansea have recently been engaging and discovering the wonders of the National Waterfront Museum as part of a national King’s College London innovation project.

The pupils – aged 4 and 5– have spent the last term (from 22 February) undertaking learning activities at the city-based Museum and a second group will take part in the project from May.

My Primary School is at the Museum takes the school classes directly into museum for their day-to-day programme of lessons, including lunches and breaks, offering a different experience from the more usual, occasional museum visit.

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