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The Capel Garmon Firedog becomes a permanent museum treasure

19 December 2011


One of Wales’s most prized ancient masterpieces is secured by Amgueddfa Cymru – National Museum Wales


New geological discovery paves the way for further insight into the transport of Stonehenge rocks

19 December 2011

A new paper in Archaeology in Wales, produced by Dr Rob Ixer of Leicester University and Dr Richard Bevins of Amgueddfa Cymru – National Museum Wales confirms, for the first time, the exact origin of some the rhyolite debitage found at Stonehenge. This work could now lead to important conclusions about how stones were transported from Pembrokeshire to Stonehenge.

Christmas Card display proving popular at city Museum

9 December 2011

Christmas cards have come to life at the National Waterfront Museum with a series of bespoke designs by creative talent at Ysgol Pen-y-Bryn in Swansea.

A Traditional Christmas...the Roman way!

2 December 2011

Ever wonder what customs and traditions of mid winter festivals past? There is an opportunity to experience Christmases past at the National Roman Legion Museum in Caerleon on Saturday 10th December, 11:00am to 4:00pm.

How Wales led museum free entry success

29 November 2011

Visitors to Wales’s national museums keep growing