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300-year old fireplace fixtures acquired by Amgueddfa Cymru – National Museum Wales

15 September 2016

Pair of Charles II silver andirons saved for the nation

Let Us Print

14 September 2016

As computers allow us to move paragraphs around, switch typeface in the touch of a button and swap letter size before we print, it’s easy to forget how hard previous printers had to work to come up with a finished book page or poster.

Now the National Waterfront Museum in Swansea will give everyone an insight into how hard printing used to be as part of the Welsh Government’s Open Doors programme.

Foodie fun at St Fagans Food Festival

5 September 2016

Take some stalls showcasing the finest Welsh foods and drinks, add a healthy helping of history, mix it up with free admission and serve it all in the unique open-air setting! This is what will be happening at St Fagans National History Museum over the weekend of 10 & 11 September 2016, 10am-5pm as the St Fagans Food Festival returns to tickle the taset buds. Entry IS FREE.

Join the Empire in Caerleon this August

26 August 2016

A Spectacular Roman time awaits you at Caerleon this August as the National Roman Legion Museum have organised a fantastic weekend of Roman re-enactment with Empire taking place in Caerleon Amphitheatre on Saturday 27 & Sunday 28 August, 11am-5pm. (Adults £5; Concessions £4 and Family ticket £15).

Museum benches provide boost for veteran volunteers

11 August 2016

A series of new benches have been installed by army veterans at St Fagans National History Museum as part of the redevelopment work on the site.

Bryn Eryr Iron Age Farmstead now open at St Fagans

27 July 2016

First building to be completed as part of the St Fagans National History Museum redevelopment project

Lady Llanover’s triple harp, a Brynmawr armchair and a locomotive named after the Eisteddfod!

26 July 2016

Following the success of last year's The History Place, many of Wales’ national institutions and local history organisations have come together to create another one at this year’s National Eisteddfod.


Explore Wales’ heritage sites with Children’s Explorer Passport

26 July 2016

School holidays are upon us and following last year’s successful summer campaign, Amgueddfa Cymru – National Museum Wales, Cadw, the Welsh Government’s historic environment service, and the National Library of Wales have joined forces to offer an exciting children’s passport to explore the wonderful treasures of Wales, from museums, and castles to historic houses and gardens.

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