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Story of Wales’ newest dinosaur grows - Dinosaur foot found by palaeontology student

26 August 2015

In June this year, Amgueddfa Cymru – National Museum Wales announced the discovery of possibly the earliest Jurassic dinosaur in the world, found by two brothers at Lavernock Beach, near Penarth in South Wales. At the beginning of this month, during a field visit to the same location to conduct research for his palaeontology project, Sam Davies who is a palaeontology student at Portsmouth University located the fossilised foot of this Jurassic dinosaur.

New exhibition tells the story of Y Wladfa - the Welsh Colony in Patagonia

21 August 2015

Visitors to the National Waterfront Museum in Swansea will have the chance to delve into the remarkable story of the first Welsh settlers in Patagonia.

Treasure found in Flintshire

20 August 2015

Post-medieval silver mount found at Tanlan Banks, Flintshire declared treasure

Space scientist visits Cardiff to give ‘behind-the-scenes’ account of historic Rosetta mission

20 August 2015

Senior Science Adviser at European Space Agency discusses ‘most exciting space exploration mission in decades’

Press statement by Amgueddfa Cymru – National Museum Wales

14 August 2015

“Amgueddfa Cymru – National Museum Wales’ negotiations with the Public and Commercial Services (PCS) Union via ACAS on the future of Premium Payments, amongst other issues, are ongoing.

National Museum Cardiff and Save the Children team up for family fun day

11 August 2015

 National Museum Cardiff will be collaborating with Save the Children this summer with a family fun day organised for Thursday, 13 August from 10am – 4pm, the Museum and a host of activities for families to help support and develop learning at home and in the community.