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Discover Amgueddfa Cymru – National Museum Wales First World War Centenary events and exhibitions happening in 2015

15 April 2015

Following last year’s vast range of activities to mark 100 years since the start of the First World War, this year Amgueddfa Cymru – National Musuem Wales will continue to commemorate the war with a series of new exhibitions, events and projects across all its seven sites.


Discover tropical plants, past and present with National Museum Wales at the RHS Flower show in Cardiff

13 April 2015

The sun is shining and trees are blooming… Spring is in the air! For those who are looking for something special to do in Cardiff, why not visit the Museum’s marquee at this weekend’s Royal Horticultural Society Flower Show in Cardiff, Friday 17 – Sunday 19 April.  Amgueddfa Cymru – National Museum Wales will offer hands-on, family-friendly activities including hunting for fossils and identifying exotic tropical plants.

Codes, Crafts and Science arrive at Waterfront for busy Easter break

2 April 2015

Eggciting holiday activities will be wowing crowds this Easter at the National Waterfront Museum.

Kicking things off this Friday (3 April) is the annual Easter Eggstravaganza from 12pm to 4pm where families will enjoy a mix of trails, crafts, storytelling, performances from Swansea Accordion Orchestra, a chance to meet Peppa Pig and a special visit from Swansea Community Farm.

Discover life and work of overlooked evolutionist at Oriel y Parc

31 March 2015

An exhibition featuring the ground-breaking work of a remarkable Welshman, who discovered the process of evolution by natural selection alongside Charles Darwin, has gone on display at Oriel y Parc Gallery and Visitor Centre in St Davids.

New Pop-up Museum about cycling in National Museum Cardiff

26 March 2015

Pedal Power and Amgueddfa Cymru-National Museum Wales have teamed up to create a special museum about cycling which will pop up this weekend on Sunday, 29 March from 10:00-17:00, at National Museum Cardiff.

Treasure found near Wrexham - Late Bronze Age artefacts found in Rossett Community declared as treasure

26 March 2015

A Late Bronze Age hoard of two gold artefacts, which are thought to be dated to around 1000-800 BC, or 3,000-2,800 years ago, have today (26th March 2015) been declared treasure by H.M. Coroner for North East Wales.