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Autumn fun at the National Roman Legion Museum

Ah, autumn, the smell of bonfires, fireworks and fish sauce… wait a minute, fish sauce?! Yes, visitors to the National Roman Legion Museum this half term (27-31 October) will be able to see the rotten, bloody and mouldy side of Roman life in their ‘Gore Blimey!’ workshops (11am – 4pm with last entry at 3.30pm and cost £2 per child). Let’s hope you’ve got a strong stomach!

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New Amgueddfa Cymru – National Museum Wales Trustee appointed

Elisabeth Elias, President of Amgueddfa Cymru – National Museum Wales, has announced the appointment of a new Trustee to the Museum’s Board.

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New Amgueddfa Cymru – National Museum Wales Trustee appointed

Elisabeth Elias, President of Amgueddfa Cymru – National Museum Wales, has announced the appointment of a new Trustee to the Museum’s Board.

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New exhibition places Dylan Thomas at the National Waterfront Museum

Placing Dylan - a brand new exhibition is soon to arrive at the National Waterfront Museum in Swansea.

Curated by London-born artist and art historian Ceri Thomas, Placing Dylan presents a selection of images created and interpreted by Ceri over the past 20 years.

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Unearthing the past: Heritage Lottery grant supports new initiative to get the best from archaeological finds

Every year, metal detectorists, farmers and walkers discover archaeological finds that could have important stories to tell us about the past in Wales. But do we get the most out of these discoveries?

Amgueddfa Cymru – National Museum Wales in partnership with The Federation of Museums and Art Galleries of Wales and the Portable Antiquities Scheme in Wales has attracted a major grant from the Heritage Lottery Fund to fulfil the exciting potential of new discoveries. The project Saving Treasures, Telling Stories has been awarded £349,000 to work with finders and communities and enhance the archaeology collections of national and local museums across Wales.

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Wales’ Roman museum first in the world to trial iBeacons app

The National Roman Legion Museum in Caerleon is the first Roman museum in the world to   trial the new iBeacons app which will enable visitors to discover more about the collections on their mobile devices as they walk around the site. Amgueddfa Cymru – National Museum Wales (Amgueddfa Cymru) is trialling the Culture and Heritage Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) technology (Apple iBeacon), in partnership with People’s Collection Wales and the Locly (app and platform) at the museum in Caerleon following the success of the first trial at the National Slate Musuem in Llanberis. The iBeacons technology was launched today at the National Roman Legion Museum by the Deputy Minister for Culture, Sport and Tourism, Ken Skates AM.

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