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Family fun day for young carers and families at National Museum Cardiff

A special fun day to recognise and reward the efforts of young carers from across Cardiff and the Vale of Glamorgan is being held on Saturday 26 July 2014 at National Museum Cardiff.

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Spying on Nature at National Museum Cardiff this summer

Have you ever wondered how scientists’ observations lead to new discoveries? I Spy... Nature - a brand new exhibition opening at National Museum Cardiff on Saturday 19 July 2014 is a hands-on, family exhibition allowing you to try your hand at observing and recording nature.

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Dylan Words feature at the National Waterfront Museum

To celebrate the centenary anniversary of the birth of Swansea’s most famous poet, Dylan Thomas, the National Waterfront Museum will feature a number of short quotations, selected by poet and Dylan-scholar Peter Thabit Jones.

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Major exhibition puts Wales’ greatest artist back on international stage

National Museum Cardiff hosts exhibition celebrating the life and work of the ‘father of British landscape painting’ Richard Wilson

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Are we there yet? New summer exhibition explores the joys of the caravan

Visitors to the National Waterfront Museum in Swansea are encouraged to relive holiday memories inspired by a new exhibition which tells the story of early caravanning in Wales.

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The Horse at War at National Roman Legion Museum

A piece of horse’s head armour discovered in Caerleon priory field in 2010 has inspired a new display at the National Roman Legion Museum looking at the role of the horse in Roman warfare. The display Equus – The Horse at War which opens at the Museum in Caerleon on Friday 27 June tells how horses were used by the Roman army and draws parallels to the First World War almost 2,000 years later. The display which will include a replica horse’ head and a special reconstruction of the horse’s head armour, the chamfron, will be on display to see at the museum from 27 June – 30 January 2015.

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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.