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Another sell-out crowd at Big Pit: National Coal Museum

6 April 2006

Tickets for this year’s Big Pit Annual Lecture sold out in less than 24 hours.

Swansea's National Waterfront Museum has won a top design prize

6 April 2006

The £33.5 million attraction was one of 22 buildings from across the UK to win a Civic Trust Award. The award, which recognises good architectural design and public use of the building, received 316 entries.

BRUNEL – Gweithiau yng Nghymru: Works in Wales

5 April 2006

The National Waterfront Museum launches a new temporary exhibition on April 6th 2006, which will look at the work of Isambard Kingdom Brunel in South Wales. Using modern and archive images the display will show how Brunel’s work on railways, bridges, docks and ships in this area helped to revolutionise transport and bring Wales to the forefront of the international industrial revolution.

Bring Gulbenkian Prize to Swansea says National Wool Museum

5 April 2006

The National Wool Museum is the latest of the Amgueddfa Cymru – National Museum Wales family to encourage visitors to support the National Waterfront Museum’s bid in this year’s Gulbenkian Prize. The museum, located in the village of Dre-fach Felindre, is one of three museums which tell the story of specific industries, with the National Waterfront Museum, Swansea, telling the general story of industry in Wales since the Industrial Revolution.

Join in the Easter holiday fun at the National Wool Museum

4 April 2006

Dre-fach Felindre's National Wool Museum is the place to visit this Easter if you're looking for a whole lot of woolly fun!

Gulbenkian winner pledges support to National Waterfront Museum

4 April 2006

Big Pit, the winner of last year’s Gulbenkian Prize for Museum of the Year has pledged its support for the only Welsh museum in this year’s competition.