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Ghost Slug reaches Top 10 New Species in the World

28 May 2009

The ‘charismatic' Ghost Slug, first discovered in a Cardiff garden in 2007, has been named by the International Institute for Species Exploration as one of the top new species described last year across the World.

A Moving Story

22 May 2009

Create your own animated characters with artist Sean Harris

New workshop kicks off at Museum

21 May 2009

A new workshop titled Sing with your Hands has launched at Swansea's National Waterfront Museum.

School pupils discover the effects of climate change

20 May 2009

Penllwyn Primary School, Caerphilly rewarded for their investigative approach

Amgueddfa Cymru — National Museum Wales wins share of £75,000 contemporary craft prize

15 May 2009

Independent charity The Art Fund and the Crafts Council today (15 May 2009) announced that Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales is one of the five winners of Art Fund Collect, a £75,000 award for curators to acquire a piece of contemporary craft for their museum or gallery.


Big Pit hits another Big milestone

13 May 2009

On Friday 15 May Big Pit: National Coal Museum is expecting to welcome its 3-millionth visitor since it opened its doors to the public twenty-six years ago.  The special visitor will be greeted with a memorable souvenir to mark the occasion.