What's On

Note

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

Exhibitions

Snakes!
Exhibition
Last chance to see
National Museum Cardiff
22 June15 September 2019
The Fossil Swamp
Exhibition
National Museum Cardiff
18 May 201917 May 2020

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 and Saturday
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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Event
Dippy about Yoga!
14, 21 &, 28 November
7.30am
Suitability: Adults
Cost: £10
Booking: www.eventbrite.co.uk
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Event
Taith Iaith
28 November 2019
12.30pm
Suitability: Welsh Learners
Cost: Free
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Event
Organ Recital
29 November 2019
1pm
Suitability: Adults
Cost: Free
Booking: Places limited, book on arrival
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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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Dippy on Tour
Talk
Talk: Meet Dippy
30 November 2019
12pm
Suitability: 7+
Cost: £2
Booking: www.eventbrite.co.uk
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Dippy on Tour
Talk
Talk: Dinosaurs and Deserts in Wales
30 November 2019
1.30pm
Suitability: 8+
Cost: £2
Booking: www.eventbrite.co.uk
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Dippy on Tour
Talk
Talk: Collecting Dinosaurs
30 November 2019
3pm
Suitability: 8+
Cost: £2
Booking: www.eventbrite.co.uk
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Event
HUSH: Family friendly silent disco
30 November 2019
6pm
Suitability: 5+
Cost: £12 per person
Booking: HUSH
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Event
HUSH: Silent disco for adults
30 November 2019
8.30pm - 12pm
Suitability: 18+
Cost: £25
Booking: HUSH
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A photograph of a man looking out towards the mountains while a woman reads the paper in a car
Talk
Fair Saturday: Curator-led tour of Martin Parr in Wales
30 November 2019
2.30pm
Suitability: Adults
Cost: Free
Booking: www.eventbrite.co.uk
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image: Dracoraptor Hanigani
Talk
Talk: No, I Don't Make it Up! How to Build Dinosaurs from the Inside-Out.
7 December 2019
5pm
Suitability: 7+
Cost: £4-£5
Booking: www.eventbrite.co.uk
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New Welsh Dinosaur © Bob Nicholls
Event
Workshop: Drawing Dinosaurs from the Inside-Out.
7 December 2019
1pm - 3pm
Suitability: 7+
Cost: £8
Booking: www.eventbrite.co.uk
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Dippy on Tour
Talk
Big Bones, Big Politics, and High Culture: How Dippy Became the Poster child of Peace (and War)
7 December 2019
7pm
Suitability: Adults
Cost: £6
Booking: www.eventbrite.co.uk
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Event
Quiet times with Dippy
8 December
9am - 10am
Suitability: 4-15
Cost: Free
Booking: www.eventbrite.co.uk
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Dippy on Tour
Talk
Talk: Dinosaurs and Deserts in Wales
8 December 2019
12pm, 1.30pm, 3pm
Suitability: 8+
Cost: £2
Booking: www.eventbrite.co.uk
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Christmas
Event
Christmas Carol Concert
12 December 2019
3pm
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
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Dippy on Tour
Talk
Talk: Meet Dippy
14 December 2019
12pm
Suitability: 7+
Cost: £2
Booking: www.eventbrite.co.uk
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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
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
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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Course
Course: Introduction to Geology
5, 12, 19, 26 March &, 2 April
1pm - 4pm
Suitability: 18+
Cost: £90
Booking: www.eventbrite.co.uk
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