What's On

Note

The museum is closed on this date. Showing all future events and exhibitions.

Exhibitions

Swaps: Photographs from the David Hurn Collection
Exhibition
Last chance to see
National Museum Cardiff
30 September 201715 April 2018
Bacon to Doig: Modern Masterpieces from a Private Collection
Exhibition
Last chance to see
National Museum Cardiff
18 February 201715 April 2018
Who decides?
Exhibition
Last chance to see
National Museum Cardiff
28 October 20172 September 2018
Wriggle! The wonderful world of worms
Exhibition
Last chance to see
National Museum Cardiff
18 June 20163 June 2018

Events and Talks

a device held up to a dinosaur skeleton showing augmented reality of the dinosaurs skin.
Event
Museum ExplorAR: A living guide to the galleries
From 8 August 2018
Suitability: All
Cost: £10 per hour, with refundable deposit
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Event
Toddler Time
Every Friday
11am-4pm
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
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National Museum Cardiff Drawing Group
Event
Drop in and Draw
Every Tuesday
1pm - 2.30pm
Suitability: Adults
Cost: Free
Booking: Meet in the Main Hall by the front desk
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Exhibition
The Fossil Swamp
18 May 201917 May 2020
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
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Dippy on Tour
Exhibition
Dippy on Tour: A Natural History Adventure
19 October 201926 January 2020
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
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A black and white photo of a woman looking at the camera and smoking a cigarette
Exhibition
Photography Season
26 October 20191 March 2020
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
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A person wearing a virtual reality headset
Event
Mission: Planet Earth
From 4 November 2019
Suitability: 10+ years
Cost: £10
Booking: Buy tickets on the day of your visit
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A black and white photo of a colliery in Pontypool, South Wales
Talk
Bernd and Hilla Becher: Industrial Visions
29 November 2019 &, 8 February
1pm
Suitability: Adults
Cost: Free
Booking: Places limited. Book on arrival.
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Majid Derakhshani
Event
The Mah Ensemble
12 December 2019
7pm
Suitability: Adults
Cost: £25 - £40
Booking: www.seetickets.com
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Christmas
Event
Christmas Carol Concert
12 December 2019
3pm
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
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Dippy on Tour
Event
Dippy about Christmas
14 &, 15 December 2019
11am – 1pm and 2-4pm
Suitability: Families
Cost: Free
Booking: Drop in
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Event
Festive Film Screening
14 &, 15 December 2019
10.30am, 12pm, 1.30pm, 3pm
Suitability: Families
Cost: £6
Booking: www.eventbrite.co.uk
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Event
Giving Nature a Home
14 &, 15 December 2019
11am-1pm and 2pm - 4pm.
Suitability: Families
Cost: Free
Booking: Drop in
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Dr Caroline Buttler with her scrapbook in National Museum Cardiff's main hall with Dippy in the background
Talk
BSL Interpreted Talk: Meet Dippy
11 January 2020
11am & 1.30pm
Suitability: Adults
Cost: Free
Booking: By email or Text Message
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Event
LATES: Dino
16 January 2020
6.15pm
Suitability: 18+
Cost: £17
Booking: www.eventbrite.co.uk
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Dippy on Tour
Talk
Talk: Meet Dippy
18 January 2020
12pm, 1.30pm, 3pm
Suitability: 7+
Cost: £2
Booking: www.eventbrite.co.uk
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Event
Get Creative with Dippy - Deaf-friendly workshop.
19 January 2020
10.30am & 1pm
Suitability: Families
Cost: Free
Booking: By email or Text Message
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Event
Photography Conference: Capital/ Consumerism/Culture
24 January 2020
10am - 5pm
Suitability: 16+
Cost: £20 - £30
Booking: www.eventbrite.co.uk
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Event
Museum Sleepover: Dippy Dino Night!
Fully booked
25 January 2020
5:30pm - 9am
Suitability: Children aged 6 to 12 | Families
Cost: £54 | £65 | £75
Booking: Eventbrite
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A painting called 'The Fortress of Königstein from the North' by Bernardo Bellotto
Exhibition
Imagine a Castle: Paintings from the National Gallery, London
28 January10 May 2020
Coming Soon
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
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After Dark
Event
After Dark
19 February 2020
6pm - 9pm
Suitability: Families
Cost: Free
Booking: www.eventbrite.co.uk
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Course
Course: Introduction to Geology
5, 12, 19, 26 March &, 2 April
1pm - 4pm
Suitability: 18+
Cost: £75 - £90
Booking: www.eventbrite.co.uk
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Event
Museum Sleepover - Dino Nights!
18 April 2020
5:30pm-9am
Suitability: Children aged 6 to 12 | Families
Cost: Adult: £50 - £60 | Child: £50 - £60
Booking: Advanced bookings required
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Night Blowing Cactus
Course
Botanical Illustration
16 May 2020
10.30am-4pm
Suitability: 16+*
Cost: £55 | £45 concession
Booking: via Eventbrite
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