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Do you have a great rugby story you’d like to share?

5 May 2015

Libraries, archives and museums have joined forces with the Welsh Rugby Union (WRU) to hold a competition for young people to celebrate rugby in Wales as part of the forthcoming Rugby World Cup celebrations.

Treasures found near Cardiff

22 April 2015

Late Bronze Age, Medieval and Tudor period artefacts found in Cardiff and the Vale of Glamorgan declared as treasures

Eight discoveries dated to the Late Bronze Age (around 1000-800 BC or 3,000-2,800 years ago), the Middle Ages (from the 5th to the 15th centuries) and the Tudor period (16th century) have today (22nd April 2015) been declared treasures by H.M. Coroner for Cardiff and The Vale of Glamorgan.

World Wide Weave showcases at the National Wool Museum

20 April 2015

The National Wool Museum in Dre-fach Felindre is delighted to welcome a brand new exhibition this spring.

The Camphill Foundation’s World Wide Weave display will showcase from Tuesday 21 April to Thursday 7 May and is an exciting addition for visitors to the site. 

Fragile? is the first major contemporary ceramics exhibition at National Museum Cardiff

17 April 2015

A major new exhibition showcasing the beauty and diversity of contemporary ceramics will be shown at National Museum Cardiff from 18 April to 4 October 2015. Bringing together contemporary ceramics from the Amgueddfa Cymru – National Museum Wales and Derek Williams Trust collections, alongside exciting new commissions and significant loans, Fragile? explores ceramics as a vibrant and complex contemporary art medium.

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.