Big Pit: National Coal Museum, winner of the 2005 Gulbenkian Prize for Museum of the Year, has sent its warmest wishes to the winner of this year's prestigious award, Brunel's ss Great Britain in Bristol.
Don't miss out this Whitsun – have some holiday fun at one of Amgueddfa Cymru – National Museum Wales' s sites across South Wales. There's plenty going on at each of our sites, so you can spend the whole week moving from museum to museum!
National Slate Museum Llanberis, 27 May 10.30 am with Alun Pugh, Welsh Assembly Government Minister for Culture, Welsh Language and Sport. CAMAU CYMRAEG, an innovative new learning project enabling Welsh learners to use the National Slate Museum as an exciting and accessible resource, is launched at Llanberis on 27 May.
Archaeology will be one of the main themes at Amgueddfa Cymru — National Museum Wales's stand at this week's Urdd Eisteddfod at Rhuthin in Denbighshire.
National Museum Cardiff
3 June – 24 September 2006
National Wool Museum Curator and Manager, Sally Moss, has just returned from a successful visit to Lisbon, Portugal, where she attended the 2006 European Museum of the Year Award. The museum, in the west Wales village of Dre-fach Felindre, tells the story of the woollen industry in Wales, and was praised in this year's competition for its ability to meet the needs and wishes of its visitors, providing for their comfort and convenience.