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The People's Museum

18 May 2006

The National Waterfront Museum is one of some 70 museums to feature in a special series to be shown on BBC2 later this month.The People's Museum begins on BBC2 on Monday 15 May at 3.30 pm. Four museums appear in each programme, with each museum putting forward a star item. Viewers will be invited to vote for their favourite star item from each programme: the winner will be included in a virtual People's Museum.

National Museum Cardiff Gears Up for 2007 Centenary

18 May 2006

National Museum Cardiff is embarking on one of the biggest changes in its one hundred year history, with a complete redevelopment and refurbishment of its art galleries.

Find out about songs and skeletons in south east Wales this May

11 May 2006

There's plenty going on to entertain the whole family at Big Pit and the National Roman Legion Museum this May. As well as celebrating Museums & Galleries Month and Adult Learners Week, the two museums offer a wide range of fascinating activities and events for you to enjoy.

National Museum Month events at the National Slate Museum

9 May 2006

May 2006

Have you ever wondered how a slate fan is made or what exactly a wooden pattern is? Well if you visit the National Slate Museum this month (May) you'll have an unique opportunity to find out as May is National Museums and Galleries month and the museum has a whole host of activities on the go!

Celebrate the Maestir School with new education CD Rom

4 May 2006

One of the most loved buildings at St Fagans: National History Museum is the Maestir School from Lampeter, Ceredigion. Maestir, a small, beautifully restored rural school, is typical of the late Victorian period when elementary education became compulsory for all children in Wales and England.

Green Fingers at National Museum Cardiff

3 May 2006

If gardening's your thing, come to Glanely Gallery during May. There's plenty of things to do - suiting every age! Or if you haven’t decided just yet on your career, then some Museum staff will be on hand to help you make up your mind as part of Adults Learning Week.