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Happy Christmas Amgueddfa Cymru – National Museum Wales

22 December 2014

£175,000 awarded to the Museum by players of People’s Postcode Lottery

A Passion for Glass at National Museum Cardiff

16 December 2014

This December, visitors to National Museum Cardiff will be able to enjoy a brand new exhibition focusing on the work of French glassmaker Maurice Marinot, who was a pioneer in the development of glass as a studio art form. Maurice Marinot: A Passion for Glass, opening on 20 December until June 2015, is an installation that will show the pioneering work of the studio artist who skilfully explored the potential of glass work.

Did the Romans invent Christmas?

10 December 2014

Every year we see people getting into the spirit of Christmas as soon as December begins. But did you know that around this time of year the Romans customs and traditions were actually not so different from ours?

Test your trivia at Waterfront’s Christmas Quiz

4 December 2014

Think you know your general knowledge? Then come along and sign up for the National Waterfront Museum’s quirky Christmas Quiz on Thursday 11 December at 7pm.

Festive season kicks off at Waterfront this weekend!

3 December 2014

Join us this weekend as the National Waterfront Museum comes alive with a sparkling mix of crafts and carols, along with a visit from Santa and amazing animatronic penguins!

Treasure found in Pembrokeshire

27 November 2014

Late Bronze Age artefacts found at Marloes & St Brides declared as treasure

A Late Bronze Age hoard of ten bronze and copper artefacts, which are thought to be dated to the Late Bronze Age (around 1000-800 BC or 3,000-2,800 years ago) have today (27th November 2014) been declared treasure by H.M. Coroner for Pembrokeshire.