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Roman Spectacular breaks all records

Friends, Romans and Countrymen flocked to Caerleon over the weekend to enjoy the Spectacular, which transformed the modern town back into the old Roman centre of Isca.
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Children swap Nikes and bikes for sandals and swords

Forget Playstations and TV, children at this year's event in Caerleon Amphitheatre on 9 and 10 July are on the warpath — to join the Roman Army!
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Self Portrait UK 14-19: How does teenage Britain see itself?

Welsh TV presenter and actress, Lisa Rogers, will unveil the Self Portrait UK 14–19 exhibition at the National Museum & Gallery, Cardiff on Thursday, 14 July.

A thought-provoking touring exhibition of teenage self portraits submitted to Channel 4's hugely successful self-portrait campaign, Self Portrait UK gives a unique insight into the many different identities, individual stories and cultures of young people in Britain today.

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UK's Top Museum Celebrates Its Success

Welsh Assembly Government Minister for Culture, Welsh Language and Sport, Alun Pugh tonight (5 July), joined delighted staff at Big Pit: National Mining Museum to celebrate the museum's success in this year's Gulbenkian Prize.

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Book Launch At The National Woollen Museum

Years ago, Dre-fach Felindre was known as the Huddersfield of Wales, because of the thriving woollen industry in the small Carmarthenshire village. Today, the village is home to the National Woollen Museum and to the national collection which relates to this important industry.
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Artes Mundi

Wales International Visual Art Prize

Artes Mundi today announced the international list of names of its selectors and panel of judges for the second Artes Mundi Prize, to be awarded in March 2006.

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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.