Homepage for History
The social history and industrial collections at Amgueddfa Cymru provide a unique insight into the rich heritage and culture of Wales. Spanning an era when Wales was the first industrial nation of the world, our collections help us understand how people lived, worked, and spent their leisure time, from the Middle Ages to the present day.
Uncover a wealth of untold stories from days gone by...
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A selection of folk narratives from the extensive collections in the sound archive at St Fagans
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A selection of art works from Art Collections Online.
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Historic Buildings at St. Fagans National History Museum
Details on over forty original buildings from various historical periods in Wales re-erected in our 100-acre parkland.
Under the Golden Fern
Oral evidence from the archives from St Fagans: National History Museum