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Wales’ Roman museum first in the world to trial iBeacons app

6 October 2014

The National Roman Legion Museum in Caerleon is the first Roman museum in the world to   trial the new iBeacons app which will enable visitors to discover more about the collections on their mobile devices as they walk around the site. Amgueddfa Cymru – National Museum Wales (Amgueddfa Cymru) is trialling the Culture and Heritage Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) technology (Apple iBeacon), in partnership with People’s Collection Wales and the Locly (app and platform) at the museum in Caerleon following the success of the first trial at the National Slate Musuem in Llanberis. The iBeacons technology was launched today at the National Roman Legion Museum by the Deputy Minister for Culture, Sport and Tourism, Ken Skates AM.

Diary Marker: Open Meeting of the Board of Trustees

11 September 2014

Amgueddfa Cymru – National Museum Wales’s

Open Meeting of the Board of Trustees

National Museum Cardiff

10.15am-1pm, Thursday 11 September 2014

Members of the public who are interested in the work of Amgueddfa Cymru – National Museum Wales, are invited to observe the Museum’s quarterly board meeting in the Court Room, National Museum Cardiff on Thursday, 11 September 2014 from 10.15am-1pm. There will be an opportunity to meet with the Board and Executive afterwards.

National Wool Museum gears up for the Good Life

9 September 2014

Get ready to live the good life this weekend (Saturday 20 September: 10am-3pm) at the National Wool Museum in Dre-Fach, Felindre.

New Pop-up Museum debuts in Cardiff

27 August 2014

To celebrate the first ever Welsh Museums Festival and to coincide with this year’s Museums Association Conference, a new partnership between Cardiff Story MuseumAmgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales and the Heritage Lottery Fund has been launched to create a public-led Pop-Up Museum.

A Spectacular Roman time in Caerleon this summer

4 August 2014

A Spectacular Roman time awaits you at Caerleon this August. 19th August 2014 will mark the Bimillennial anniversary of the death of the first Roman emperor, Augustus. So the National Roman Legion Museum invite you to Be an Emperor for the Day! This day marks 2,000 years since the first Roman Emperor, Augustus died. Join our craft workshop to wear a toga, make head wreaths and coins.19 August, 11am-5pm.

First World War propaganda prints go on display at National Museum Cardiff

1 August 2014

Amgueddfa Cymru – National Museum Wales launches a series of exhibitions and events to commemorate the centenary of the First World War