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Exhibitions

Exhibition: Art of the Selfie

National Museum Cardiff
16 March 2024 – 26 January 2025
10am-5pm
Suitability: All
Cost: Pay What You Can
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Exhibition: Lily’s Fossil Footprint

National Museum Cardiff
Suitability: Families
Cost: Free
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Exhibition: The Fossil Swamp

National Museum Cardiff
18 May 2019 – 2 March 2025
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
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Exhibition: Reframing Picton

National Museum Cardiff
1 August 2022 – 12 January 2025
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
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Exhibition: Revealing Édouard Manet’s Portrait of Monsieur Jules Dejouy

National Museum Cardiff
17 January 2023 – 1 January 2025
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
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Exhibition: Art 100

National Museum Cardiff
From 8 August 2023
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
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Exhibition: New Collections: Go Home Polish

National Museum Cardiff
From 27 January 2024
Suitability: Adults
Cost: Free
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Exhibition: Petitioning for Peace

St Fagans National Museum of History
9 March–15 September 2024
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
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Exhibition: Ours To Tell

National Waterfront Museum
16 March 2024 – 21 January 2025
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
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Exhibition: Wales is… talking about empire

St Fagans National Museum of History
From 4 May 2024
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
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Exhibition: The Valleys

National Museum Cardiff
25 May–3 November 2024
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
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Exhibition: LAYERS by Rhiannon Gwyn

National Slate Museum
26 May–1 November 2024
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
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Exhibition: Making Waves – RNLI Cymru 200

National Waterfront Museum
22 June 2024 – 16 March 2025
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
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Events and Talks

Event: Cuppa and a Paper

National Wool Museum
Wednesdays- fortnightly
12pm
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
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Event: STREIC! 1984-1985 STRIKE!

Big Pit National Coal Museum
1 March 2024 – 1 March 2025
9.30am-4.30am
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
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Event: Van Gogh Afternoon Tea

National Museum Cardiff
From 16 March 2024
12.00; 13.30; 15.00
Suitability: All
Cost: £23
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Event: Clwb Crefft for Children

National Wool Museum
14 September, 2 November, 7 December
10am-12pm
Suitability: 8+
Cost: £
Booking: Essential
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Event: Story and Rhyme with Menter Gorllewin Sir Gâr

National Wool Museum
20 June; 18 July; 19 September; 17 October; 21 November
1.30pm
Suitability: 0-5 years old
Cost: Free
Booking: Booking is essential. To register, e-mail nia@mgsg.cymru
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Event: Visit The Vulcan Hotel

St Fagans National Museum of History
From 11 May 2024
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
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Event: Book your beer flight at The Vulcan

St Fagans National Museum of History
From 11 May 2024
Suitability: All
Cost: See below for details
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Event: Audio Described Tours at National Museum Cardiff

National Museum Cardiff
18 July & 12 September 2024
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
Booking: Essential
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Event: The Big Science Project: 3 Different Wonderful Workshops!

National Wool Museum
26 July, 9 & 23 August 2024
1pm-3pm
Suitability: Families
Cost: Free
Booking: Drop in
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Event: Little Muddy Feet- Clwb Gwyllt with Ellie: 3 Wild Workshops!

National Wool Museum
6, 15 & 30 of August 2024
10.30am-12.30pm & 1.30pm-3.30pm
Suitability: AM: Under 5 Years & PM: 6+Years
Cost: £3 per child
Booking: Essential
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Event: CoedLan – High Ropes at St Fagans

St Fagans National Museum of History
Every weekend and during the summer holidays
10.15am, 11.30am, 12.45pm, 3pm, 4.15pm
Suitability: Participants must be at least 110cm tall
Cost: £20
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Event: Traditional Fairground

St Fagans National Museum of History
To 2 September 2024
Suitability: Age 2-11
Cost: From £1
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Event: ARTIFEX Become a Roman Craftmaster!

National Roman Legion Museum
During local school holidays and weekends.
Suitability: Families
Cost: Free
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Event: St Fagans Castle Ghost Tours

St Fagans National Museum of History
Fully booked
7–29 June 2024
Suitability: 12+
Cost: £20
Booking: www.darkwalestours.co.uk
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Event: St Fagans Ghost Tours

St Fagans National Museum of History
Fully booked
14–28 June 2024
Suitability: 12+
Cost: £20
Booking: www.darkwalestours.co.uk
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Event: Demonstrations

National Slate Museum
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
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Event: Twts Tawe

National Waterfront Museum
Every Monday & Wednesday
1.15pm - 2.15pm
Suitability: 0-3 years old
Cost: Free
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Course: Introduction to Blacksmithing - National Slate Museum

National Slate Museum
22 June, 14 September & 12 October 2024
10:00-3pm
Suitability: 18+
Cost: £150 | £125 concessions
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Event: Force for Nature Exhibition

St Fagans National Museum of History
26–29 June 2024
10am - 5pm
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
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Digital Event: Open Meeting of the Board of Trustees

21 March, 27 June, 26 September & 12 December 2024
10.30am - 1pm
Suitability: Adults
Cost: Free
Booking: Please register your attendance by e-mailing Board@museumwales.ac.uk by 5pm of the Monday before the meeting.
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Event: Organ Recital

National Museum Cardiff
28 June 2024
13:00
Suitability: Adults
Cost: Free ticket to be booked in advance
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Event: Celebration of Nature

St Fagans National Museum of History
29 June 2024
10am - 4pm
Suitability: Families
Cost: Free
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Event: 'Stori Fawr Dre-Fach Felindre' Website Open Day

National Wool Museum
29 June 2024
11am-4pm
Suitability: All
Cost: Free entry
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Event: Quiet Hour at the Museum

National Waterfront Museum
30 June, 21 July, 18 August & 22 September 2024
3-4pm
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
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Talk: Talk: Miners’ Modernism: Pithead Baths - Past, Present and Future

Big Pit National Coal Museum
1 July 2024
2pm-3pm
Suitability: Adults
Cost: Free
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Event: Come to Sing!

National Waterfront Museum
2 July, 3 August & 7 September 2024
11am
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
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Event: Tech Tuesdays

National Waterfront Museum
2, 16 July, 3 & 17 September 2024
1 - 3pm
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
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Event: Summer Paint Along

National Waterfront Museum
Fully booked
5 July 2024
7pm
Suitability: Adults
Cost: £25 pp, or two for £45
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Course: Introduction to Enamelling

St Fagans National Museum of History
Fully booked
6 July 2024
10:30am - 3pm
Suitability: 16+*
Cost: £80 | £65 Concession
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Course: Spoon Carving Course

St Fagans National Museum of History
Fully booked
6 July 2024
10:30am - 4pm
Suitability: 16+*
Cost: £65 | Concession £55
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Course: Botanical Printing

National Wool Museum
6 July 2024
10:30am - 4pm
Suitability: 16+*
Cost: £80 | £65 Concession
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Event: St Fagans Castle Ghost Tours

St Fagans National Museum of History
11–27 July 2024
Suitability: 12+
Cost: £20
Booking: www.darkwalestours.co.uk
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Event: St Fagans Ghost Tours

St Fagans National Museum of History
12–26 July 2024
Suitability: 12+
Cost: £20
Booking: www.darkwalestours.co.uk
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Event: St Fagans Sketching Group

St Fagans National Museum of History
12 July, 9 August, 13 September, 11 October, 8 November & 13 December 2024
10.30am-12pm
Suitability: 16+
Cost: Free
Booking: Booking is essential.
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Event: Museum Little Mice

National Waterfront Museum
12 July, 9 August, 13 September, 11 October, 8 November & 13 December 2024
10.15am - 12.15pm
Suitability: Families
Cost: Free
Booking: Drop in
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Event: WONDERFEST!

National Waterfront Museum
13 July 2024
12 - 3pm
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
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Course: Introduction to Blacksmithing - St. Fagans National Museum of History

St Fagans National Museum of History
Fully booked
13–15 July 2024
10:30am - 4pm
Suitability: 18+
Cost: £150 | £125 concession
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Course: Grow Your Own Dried Flower Garden & Dried Bouquet

St Fagans National Museum of History
17 July 2024
10:30am - 15:30pm
Suitability: 16+*
Cost: £65 | £55 Concession
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Course: Botanical Illustration - St Fagans National Museum of History

St Fagans National Museum of History
17 July 2024
10:30am - 4pm
Suitability: 16+*
Cost: £75 | £60 Concession
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Event: Museum Sleepover: Dinos

National Museum Cardiff
20 & 21 July 2024
17:30 - 09:15
Suitability: Families. Children aged 6-12 years old
Cost: £70 / £75 / £95
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Event: More to Life than Work - Boxing

Big Pit National Coal Museum
22 & 24 July 2024
11am-3pm
Suitability: Families
Cost: Free
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Event: Roman Army Bootcamp

National Roman Legion Museum
22–26 July 2024
10.30am-11.30am 11.30am -12.30pm 1.30pm-2.30pm 2.30pm-3.30pm
Suitability: All
Cost: £2.50/child
Booking: Book on arrival
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Event: Welsh Story and Rhyme with Cymraeg i Blant

National Wool Museum
23 July 2024
1.30pm
Suitability: Pre-School
Cost: Free
Booking: I gofrestru: catrin.jenkins@meithrin.cymru
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Event: Menter Gorllewin Sir Gâr Stories and Crafts with Magi Ann!

National Wool Museum
23 July 2024
10.30am-12.30pm
Suitability: Families
Cost: Free
Booking: Drop in
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Event: Clog dancing with Tudur Phillips

National Wool Museum
25 July 2024
10.30am, 11.30am, 1.30pm
Suitability: Families
Cost: Free
Booking: Essential
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Event: Summer Cardboard Big Build

National Waterfront Museum
25 July, 1 & 8 August 2024
12pm & 2pm
Suitability: Age 7 +
Cost: £2.50 per child
Booking: Ticketted
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Event: Dinomania at National Museum Cardiff

National Museum Cardiff
27–28 & 30 July–1 August 2024
09:30 - 11:00 [BSL] / 11:30 - 13:00 / 14:00 - 15:30 / 16:00 - 17:30
Suitability: 3+
Cost: £15 Children | £15 Adults
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Event: Quiet Hour at the National Roman Legion Museum

National Roman Legion Museum
28 July, 11 August & 22 September 2024
10am-11am
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
Booking: Drop in
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Event: More to Life than Work - Hiya Butt! Bay

Big Pit National Coal Museum
29 & 31 July 2024
11am-3pm
Suitability: Families
Cost: Free
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Event: Meet a Roman Soldier

National Roman Legion Museum
29 July–2 August 2024
11am-1pm, 2pm-4pm
Suitability: Families
Cost: Free
Booking: Drop-in
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Event: Gardening Activities with Jig-So

National Wool Museum
30 July 2024
10.30am-12.30pm
Suitability: Pre-school/Primary
Cost: Free
Booking: Drop in
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Event: Crazy Caterpillars with Menter Gorllewin Sir Gâr

National Wool Museum
2 August 2024
10.30am-12.30pm
Suitability: Families
Cost: Free
Booking: Drop in
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Event: St Fagans Ghost Tours

St Fagans National Museum of History
2–23 August 2024
Suitability: 12+
Cost: £20
Booking: www.darkwalestours.co.uk
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Event: More to Life than Work - Pin the tail on the Colliery Horse

Big Pit National Coal Museum
5 & 7 August 2024
11am-3pm
Suitability: Families
Cost: Free
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Event: National Play Day

National Waterfront Museum
7 August 2024
11am - 2pm
Suitability: Families
Cost: Free
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Event: Gladiators

National Roman Legion Museum
7, 14, 21 & 28 August 2024
10.30am-11.30am 11.30am -12.30pm 1.30pm-2.30pm 2.30pm-3.30pm
Suitability: All
Cost: £2.50/Child
Booking: Book on arrival
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Event: Penydarren - Steam Day

National Waterfront Museum
7 August & 8 September 2024
11:00am-2pm
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
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Event: Hands-on the past

National Roman Legion Museum
9, 16, 23 & 30 August 2024
10.30am-12.30am & 1.30pm-3.30pm
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
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Event: St Fagans Castle Ghost Tours

St Fagans National Museum of History
9–30 August 2024
Suitability: 12+
Cost: £20
Booking: www.darkwalestours.co.uk
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Event: Roman Soldier in the Barrack Room

National Roman Legion Museum
10, 17, 24 & 31 August 2024
11am-1pm, 2pm-4pm
Suitability: Families
Cost: Free
Booking: Drop-in
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Event: Captain Barnacle - Pirate Pantomime!

National Waterfront Museum
11 August 2024
12.30pm & 2.30pm
Suitability: Families
Cost: £3 per child
Booking: Ticketted
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Event: Pirate Party!

National Waterfront Museum
11 August 2024
12 - 4pm
Suitability: Families
Cost: Free
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Event: More to Life than Work - Brass Bands

Big Pit National Coal Museum
12 & 14 August 2024
11am-3pm
Suitability: Families
Cost: Free
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Event: Welsh Story and Rhyme with Cymraeg i Blant

National Wool Museum
13 August 2024
10.30am
Suitability: Pre-School
Cost: Free
Booking: To register e-mail catrin.jenkins@meithrin.cymru
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Event: South Wales Makers Market at St Fagans

St Fagans National Museum of History
14–26 August 2024
10am - 5pm
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
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Event: Summer K'Nex Big Build

National Waterfront Museum
15, 22 & 29 August 2024
12.30 – 3.30pm
Suitability: Age 6+
Cost: Free
Booking: Drop in
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Event: More to Life than Work - Wrestling

Big Pit National Coal Museum
19 & 21 August 2024
11am-3pm
Suitability: Families
Cost: Free
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Event: Super Summer Crafts with Menter Gorllewin Sir Gâr

National Wool Museum
20 August 2024
10.30am-12.30pm
Suitability: Families
Cost: Free
Booking: Drop in
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Event: Audio Described Tours at St Fagans National Museum of History

St Fagans National Museum of History
22 August 2024
11am
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
Booking: Essential
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Event: Dementia Friendly Tours at the National Roman Legion Museum

National Roman Legion Museum
Fully booked
6 September 2024
10am-1pm
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
Booking: is essential please email: learning.romans@museumwales.ac.uk
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Event: More to Life than Work - Pigeon Racing

Big Pit National Coal Museum
26 & 28 August 2024
11am-3pm
Suitability: Families
Cost: Free
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Event: Under the Sea activities with Jig-So

National Wool Museum
27 August 2024
10.30am-12.30pm
Suitability: Pre-school/Primary
Cost: Free
Booking: Drop in
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Event: Learn to Spin

National Wool Museum
3rd of September 2024
10.30am-12.30pm
Suitability: Adults
Cost: Free
Booking: Booking is essential
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Event: Audio Described Tours: at the National Roman Legion Museum.

National Roman Legion Museum
6 September 2024
2.30pm
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
Booking: Essential
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Event: Museum on the Road: Craft Festival Wales, Cardigan Castle

National Wool Museum
6th to the 8th of September 2024
Suitability: All
Cost: £
Booking: Essential: purchase of ticket
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Event: Waterfront Vintage and Makers Market

National Waterfront Museum
7 & 8 September 2024
10am - 4pm
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
Booking: Drop in
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Event: Amgueddfa Cymru Food Festival 2024

St Fagans National Museum of History
7 & 8 September 2024
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
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Course: Welsh Frame Basket Weaving

St Fagans National Museum of History
21 September 2024
10:30 - 4pm
Suitability: 16+*
Cost: £85 | £70 Concession
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Event: Local History and Heritage Fair

National Waterfront Museum
28 September 2024
10am - 4pm
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
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Course: Botanical Illustration - National Museum Cardiff

National Museum Cardiff
5 October 2024
10.30am-4pm
Suitability: 16+*
Cost: £75 | £60 concession
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Course: Half Day Courses: Introduction to Blacksmithing - Big Pit National Coal Museum

Big Pit National Coal Museum
14, 16 & 18 October 2024
10 - 12 OR 1 - 3
Suitability: 18+
Cost: £75 | £60 concession
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Event: Exclusive Patrons’ Event: Focus on Archaeology

National Museum Cardiff
17 October 2024
6.30pm - 8.30pm
Suitability: Adults
Cost: Free for Patrons
Booking: development@museumwales.ac.uk
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Event: Museum Sleepover: Dinos

National Museum Cardiff
16 & 17 November 2024
17:30 - 09:15
Suitability: Families. Children aged 6-12 years old
Cost: £70 / £75 / £95
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Event: Patrons’ Christmas event

National Museum Cardiff
4 December 2024
6.30pm - 8.30pm
Suitability: Adults
Cost: Free for Patrons
Booking: development@museumwales.ac.uk
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Event: Museum Sleepover: Dinos

National Museum Cardiff
8 & 9 March 2025
17:30 - 09:15
Suitability: Families. Children aged 6-12 years old
Cost: £70 / £75 / £95
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Digital Events

21 March, 27 June, 26 September & 12 December 2024, 10.30am - 1pm