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John Cale's Dyddiau Du/Dark Days

The first showing of John Cale’s Dyddiau Du/Dark Days in the UK and Wales.

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Discover the craft of traditional rope making

Ever wondered how traditional skipping ropes are made? Well now you can find out by popping into the National Waterfront Museum all this week (1-4pm until Friday 13 August).

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Uncover the extraordinary story of Captain Scott

On 15 June 1910, a large, excited and noisy Cardiff crowd cheered a heavily laden ship as she left Bute Dock. The Terra Nova was heading south - to Antarctica.

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Fire & Water: the incredible journey now on display at the Waterfront

The incredible story of two fire fighters who rowed 75 days 20 hours and 17 minutes across the mid Atlantic Ocean is now being told at the National Waterfront Museum.

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Call Miss Robeson!

Susan Robeson, the granddaughter of one of the first American civil rights activists, Paul Robeson, will be visiting Big Pit this Saturday (24 July) to talk about her grandfather’s relationship with Wales and introduce a special screening of the film ‘The Proud Valley’, set in a Welsh mining community.

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Departing Director General of Amgueddfa Cymru — National Museum Wales reflects on the future of culture in Wales

Michael Houlihan, the departing Director General of Amgueddfa Cymru – National Museum Wales, tonight (14 July 2010) reflected on his time as head of the organization by delivering a lecture at National Museum Cardiff.

After seven years in this key role, Mr Houlihan will be leaving in the coming weeks to take up his new post as Chief Executive of the Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa. Amgueddfa Cymru – National Museum Wales announced earlier this week that David Anderson, Director of Learning and Interpretation at the Victoria and Albert Museum, has been appointed as his replacement.

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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.