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AD 2004: The Celts Invade Roman Caerleon

26 July 2004
The Romans have ruled Caerleon for almost 2,000 years, but with the National Eisteddfod in Newport this year, the Celts are back.

Murder Most Foul... Roman Legionary Museum 26-30 July.

26 July 2004
Ever fancied yourself as a Miss Marple or Inspector Morse in the making? The Roman Legionary Museum's murder mystery workshops give children a chance to find out who dunnit ? with an ancient world twist!

Behind the Scenes at the Museum - Secret St Fagans Revealed Summer 2004

20 July 2004
Pet cemeteries, secret gardens, Celtic spells and long lost films will all be revealed for the first time this summer at the Museum of Welsh Life St Fagans. Workshops, talks, trails and activities will yield many of the museum's best kept secret spaces and hidden places dotted around the 104 acres of woodland, gardens and historic buildings.

Every picture tells a story...

16 July 2004

Art Cart and 'What Can I See' launch Summer at St Fagans
Friday 16 July 3.00 - 4.30


14 July 2004
Once at the heart of the Welsh woollen industry, Dre-fach Felindre is again bustling with the noise of looms, thanks to a £2.6 million redevelopment programme at the National Woollen Museum.

National Museum & Gallery acquires new painting by major Impressionist artist

14 July 2004
The National Museums & Galleries of Wales is pleased to announce the acquisition of Storr Rock, Lady's Cove - le Soir, 1897, a Welsh seascape by one of the principal Impressionist artists, Alfred Sisley (1839-99).