What's On

Exhibitions

Special Exhibition
Dinosaur Babies
National Museum Cardiff
27 May5 November 2017
10am-4.45pm (last entry 4pm)
Suitability: All
Cost: £7 adults, £5 concessions, £3 children, £17/£13 families
Exhibition
Gillian Ayres
National Museum Cardiff
8 April3 September 2017
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
Exhibition
Agatha Christie: A life in photographs
National Museum Cardiff
17 June3 September 2017
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
Exhibition
For Freedom and Empire
National Wool Museum
30 April30 September 2017
10am-5pm
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
Exhibition
Wriggle! The wonderful world of worms
National Museum Cardiff
18 June 20161 June 2018
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
Exhibition
Bacon to Doig: Modern Masterpieces from a Private Collection
National Museum Cardiff
18 February 201731 January 2018
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
Exhibition
Visions of Industry
National Waterfront Museum
20 May8 October 2017
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
Exhibition
Family of Blaenafon
Big Pit National Coal Museum
Monday - Friday
9.30am-5pm
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
Exhibition
Poppies For Remembrance
National Slate Museum
3 July31 December 2017
10am-4pm
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
Exhibition
Chile and Swansea - A Journey of Copper
National Waterfront Museum
1 July5 November 2017
Suitability: Adults
Cost: Free
Exhibition
For Better or Worse: Women at War
National Roman Legion Museum
2 March 201728 February 2018
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
Exhibition
Historical Slate by Bob Roberts
National Slate Museum
31 January31 December 2017
Suitability: All
Cost: Free

Events and Talks

National Museum Cardiff Art Galleries
Talk
Guided tour: Highlights of Art
National Museum Cardiff
Free daily tours at 12.30pm
Suitability: Adults
Cost: Free
Event
St Fagans Explorer Packs
St Fagans National Museum of History
Suitability: Families
Cost: £3.50
Event
Super Saturdays!
National Roman Legion Museum
Every Saturday
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
Event
Toddler Time
National Museum Cardiff
Every Friday
1.30pm - 4pm
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
Event
Farming at St Fagans
St Fagans National Museum of History
Every Day
10am-5pm
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
Event
The Knitting Club
National Wool Museum
1st and 3rd Tuesday each month
2-4pm
Suitability: Adults
Cost: Free
Event
Carmarthenshire Spinners & Ceredigion Spinners, Weavers and Dyers
National Wool Museum
Every Wednesday.
10.30am -3pm
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
Event
Mid Teifi Textile Hooking Group
National Wool Museum
Saturdays fortnightly
11am-4pm
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
Traditional Fairground
Event
Traditional Fairground
St Fagans National Museum of History
8 April17 December 2017
10am-4pm
Suitability: Age 2-11
Cost: From £1
Event
Cwmpengraig Craft Circle
National Wool Museum
Every Wednesday
10.30am -3pm
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
Event
Traces App
St Fagans National Museum of History
Suitability: Age 12+
Cost: Free
Event
Guided tour: Highlights of Science
National Museum Cardiff
1.30pm
Suitability: Adults
Cost: Free
Event
Explore Books
National Waterfront Museum
13, 202 June, 4 July, 19 & 26 September
10.30am
Suitability: Adults
Cost: Free
Event
Ship Lovers Group
National Waterfront Museum
13 July, 10 August & 14 September
12pm - 2.30pm
Suitability: Adults
Cost: Free
Talk
Friday Talk: Gillian Ayres and Abstract Painting in Britain
National Museum Cardiff
21 July 2017
1.05pm
Suitability: Adults
Cost: Free
Event
Exploding Water Science Show!
National Waterfront Museum
22 July 2017
1pm & 3pm
Suitability: Families
Cost: Free
Event
St Fagans Makers' Market
St Fagans National Museum of History
22 July6 August 2017
10am-5pm
Suitability: All
Cost: Small charge to cover materials for some activities
Event
Summer in the Museum
National Roman Legion Museum
22 July3 September 2017
12pm - 4pm Monday - Saturday and 2-4pm Sunday
Suitability: All
Cost: Charge for some activities
Event
Hunt the Seagull - Summer Trail
National Waterfront Museum
22 July3 September 2017
10am - 4pm
Suitability: Families
Cost: Free
Image:butterfly
Event
Wildlife Walks
St Fagans National Museum of History
23 July & 6 August
2pm
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
Picture of a stack of books
Event
Storytelling and more.....
St Fagans National Museum of History
Mondays (English) and Wednesdays (bi-lingual)
2.30-4.30pm
Suitability: Families
Cost: Free
Event
Festival of Archaeology: Celtic Coin and Jewellery Activities
National Museum Cardiff
25 July 2017
11am - 3pm
Suitability: Families
Cost: Free
Talk
Festival of Archaeology: Behind the Scenes: Saving Treasures Telling Stories project.
National Museum Cardiff
25 July 2017
1pm
Suitability: Adults
Cost: Free
This is a Bronze Age hoard of axe heads which were found in Torfaen
Talk
Festival of Archaeology: Talk: 20 Years of Treasure
National Museum Cardiff
2527 July 2017
11am, 3pm
Suitability: Adults
Cost: Free
Event
Festival of Archaeology: Saving Treasures: Telling Stories
National Museum Cardiff
2528 July 2017
11am - 4pm
Suitability: Families
Cost: Free
Event
3 cool things to make with K’NEX
National Waterfront Museum
2529 July 2017
12.30pm - 3.30pm
Suitability: Families
Cost: Free
Event
Festival of Archaeology: The Skeleton Sorting Challenge
National Museum Cardiff
26 July 2017
11am - 3pm
Suitability: Families
Cost: Free
Event
Festival of Archaeology: Behind the Scenes: The Human Remains Store
National Museum Cardiff
26 July 2017
1pm
Suitability: Suitable for children over 12
Cost: Free
Evolution of Wales gallery  - National Museum Cardiff
Talk
Taith Iaith: meet the Museum’s dinosaurs.
National Museum Cardiff
27 July 2017
1.05pm
Suitability: Welsh Learners, Adults & Families
Cost: Free
Event
Festival of Archaeology: Archaeological Illustration activity and object handling
National Museum Cardiff
27 July 2017
11am - 3pm
Suitability: Families
Cost: Free
Talk
Festival of Archaeology: Behind the Scenes: Archaeological Illustration.
National Museum Cardiff
27 July 2017
1pm
Suitability: Adults
Cost: Free
Event
Scrappy Sheep Club: Make A Mini Matchbox Suitcase
National Wool Museum
27 & 28 July 2017
12pm-3pm
Suitability: Families
Cost: Free
Event
Explore Classic Films: Way Out West (U, 1937)
National Waterfront Museum
28 July 2017
1.30pm
Suitability: Adults
Cost: Free
Talk
Festival of Archaeology: Human Bones: Why do we keep them and what can they tell us?
National Museum Cardiff
28 July 2017
1.05pm
Suitability: Talk, suitable for children aged 8-12
Cost: Free
image: decorated medieval tile
Event
Festival of Archaeology: Medieval animal tile and animal bone activities
National Museum Cardiff
28 July 2017
11am - 3pm
Suitability: Families
Cost: Free
Talk
Festival of Archaeology: Behind the Scenes: The extinct animals that once roamed Wales.
National Museum Cardiff
28 July 2017
11am
Suitability: Adults
Cost: Free
Event
International Tiger Day
National Museum Cardiff
29 July 2017
11am - 4pm
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
Event
Science Galleries Project Lab
National Museum Cardiff
13 August 2017
11am - 4pm
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
Event
Picture This
National Waterfront Museum
15 August 2017
12.30pm - 3.30pm
Suitability: Families
Cost: Free
Event
National Playday 2017 - A History of Play in Swansea!
National Waterfront Museum
2 August 2017
12.30pm - 4pm
Suitability: Families
Cost: Free
Event
Toddler Time Monthly Movies: Pinocchio (U, 1940)
National Waterfront Museum
2 August 2017
10.30am
Suitability: Families
Cost: Free
Image: Brown Long Eared Bat
Event
Bat Walks
St Fagans National Museum of History
2, 16 & 23 August
Dusk - see listing for detail
Suitability: Age 8+
Cost: £5 per head
Event
Dewch i Ganu - Come to Sing!
National Waterfront Museum
5 August 2017
11am
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
Event
Electrifying Copper!
National Waterfront Museum
5 August 2017
1.30pm - 2.30pm
Suitability: Families
Cost: Free
Event
Model and Hobbycraft Show
National Wool Museum
5 & 6 August 2017
10am-4pm
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
Event
Baby Dinosaurs Family Workshops
National Museum Cardiff
810 August 2017
11am, 1pm, 3pm
Suitability: Suitable for over 8s
Cost: £2 per child
Event
Emboss it
National Waterfront Museum
811 August 2017
12.30pm - 3.30pm
Suitability: Families
Cost: Free
Talk
Audio Described Handling Session: Herbarium.
National Museum Cardiff
10 August 2017
2pm
Suitability: Visually Impaired
Cost: Free
Event
Scrappy Sheep Club - Balancing Birds and Butterflies
National Wool Museum
10 & 11 August 2017
12pm-3pm
Suitability: Families
Cost: Free
Event
Summer Science: Cracking Copper
National Waterfront Museum
1012 August 2017
11.30am, 1pm & 3pm
Suitability: Families
Cost: Free
Event
Burning Lantern
St Fagans National Museum of History
12 August
5pm-11pm
Suitability: All
Cost: £45 / £22.50
Event
Museum Closure
St Fagans National Museum of History
12 August
10am-5pm
Suitability: All
Cost: Please see event details
Event
Marina Market
National Waterfront Museum
13 August 2017
10am -3pm
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
Event
Pre-loved Popup Market
National Waterfront Museum
13 August 2017
10am - 4pm
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
Event
Rope Machine
National Waterfront Museum
1420 August 2017
12.30 - 3.30pm
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
Event
Baby Dinosaurs Family Workshops
National Museum Cardiff
1517 August 2017
11am, 1pm, 3pm
Suitability: Suitable for 7s and under
Cost: £2 per child
Talk
Historical Association Talk
National Waterfront Museum
19 August 2017
Suitability: Adults
Cost: Free
Event
Pirate Day
National Waterfront Museum
19 August 2017
12pm -4pm
Suitability: Families
Cost: Free
Event
Police Awareness Activity Day
St Fagans National Museum of History
20 August 2017
10am - 5pm
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
Event
Museum Monthly Movies: Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl (12: 2003)
National Waterfront Museum
20 August 2017
2pm
Suitability: Families
Cost: Free
Event
Create and Make Family Workshops
National Museum Cardiff
2224 August 2017
11am-4pm
Suitability: Families
Cost: Free
Event
Roald Dahl Show: Imagine That
National Wool Museum
23 August 2017
1pm & 3pm
Suitability: Families
Cost: Free
Event
Scrappy Sheep Club - Roald Dahl:Gobblefunk Bookmark
National Wool Museum
2325 August 2017
12pm-3pm
Suitability: Families
Cost: Free
Event
Explore Classic Films: Courage of Lassie (U, 1946)
National Waterfront Museum
25 August 2017
1.30pm
Suitability: Adults
Cost: Free
Talk
Friday Talk: Welsh dinosaurs family talk
National Museum Cardiff
25 August 2017
1.05pm
Suitability: Families
Cost: Free
Event
Surfy Shell bracelets
National Waterfront Museum
2528 August 2017
12.30pm -3.30pm
Suitability: Families
Cost: Free
Event
St Fagans Makers' Market
St Fagans National Museum of History
2628 August 2017
10am-5pm
Suitability: All
Cost: Small charge to cover materials for some activities
Event
Carpenters' Fellowship - Llys Llywelyn Roof
St Fagans National Museum of History
2628 August 2017
11am-4pm
Suitability: Adults
Cost: Free
Event
Museum Monthly Movies: Sing (U, 2016)
National Waterfront Museum
27 August 2017
2.30pm
Suitability: Families
Cost: Free
Event
Ancient Woodland Project
St Fagans National Museum of History
27 & 28 August 2017
11am-4pm
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
Event
Gower Fairy Tales
National Waterfront Museum
28 August 2017
1.30pm, 2.30pm & 3.30pm
Suitability: Families
Cost: Free
Event
Sculpture Family Workshop
National Museum Cardiff
2931 August 2017
11am and 3pm
Suitability: Suitable for 7s and over
Cost: £2 per child
Talk
Taith Iaith: Learning together
National Museum Cardiff
31 August 2017
1.05pm
Suitability: Welsh Learners
Cost: Free
Event
Little Mice Club - Roald Dahl
National Waterfront Museum
1 September 2017
10.30am -12pm
Suitability: Families
Cost: Free
Talk
Friday Talk: Get Stuffed!
National Museum Cardiff
1 September 2017
1.05pm
Suitability: Adults
Cost: Free
Event
Dewch i Ganu - Come to Sing!
National Waterfront Museum
2 September 2017
11am
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
Event
Frame - Carpenters’ Fellowship
St Fagans National Museum of History
2 & 3 September 2017
11am-4pm
Suitability: Families
Cost: Free
Event
Penydarren Steam Locomotive
National Waterfront Museum
3 September 2017
12pm -3.30pm
Suitability: Families
Cost: Free
Event
Porthcawl Miniature Railway
National Waterfront Museum
3 September 2017
12pm - 3.30pm
Suitability: Families
Cost: Free
Event
Toddler Time Monthly Movies: We’re Going on a Bear Hunt (PG, 2016)
National Waterfront Museum
7 September 2017
10.30am
Suitability: Families
Cost: Free
Event
Swansea Science Festival: After Dark
National Waterfront Museum
8 September 2017
4pm-late
Suitability: Adults
Cost: Free
St Fagans Food Festival poster 2017
Event
St Fagans Food Festival
St Fagans National Museum of History
9 & 10 September 2017
10am-5pm
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
Event
Swansea Science Festival
National Waterfront Museum
9 & 10 September 2017
10am -5pm
Suitability: Families
Cost: Free
Image: Unitarian Chapel
Event
Thanksgiving Service - Ysgolion Sul Undodiaid Cymru
St Fagans National Museum of History
10 September 2017
11am-12pm
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
Event
Marina Market
National Waterfront Museum
10 September 2017
10am -3pm
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
Event
Summer Quiz Night
National Waterfront Museum
15 September 2017
7pm
Suitability: Adults
Cost: £3.50 pp
Talk
Friday Talk: Treasure in Wales Today
National Museum Cardiff
15 September 2017
1.05pm
Suitability: Adults
Cost: Free
Talk
Historical Association - Presidential Lecture
National Waterfront Museum
16 September 2017
11am
Suitability: Adults
Cost: Free
Event
Strip Quilting Weekend with Lesley Jenkins.
National Wool Museum
16 & 17 September 2017
10.30am-4.30pm
Suitability: Adults
Cost: £220
Event
Wonderland Wedding Fayre
National Waterfront Museum
17 September 2017
10am-4pm
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
Event
Gardening Walk and Talk: Autumn
St Fagans National Museum of History
20 September 2017
11am-12pm
Suitability: Adults
Cost: £2 per person
Image: Redevloped St Fagans National Museum of History entrance building
Event
Open Evening for Teachers
St Fagans National Museum of History
20 September 2017
4-7pm
Suitability: Adults
Cost: Free
Event
The Prefab Museum
St Fagans National Museum of History
23 September 2017
11am-4pm
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
Event
Natural Dyeing - The Dye Garden
National Wool Museum
23 September 2017
10am - 4pm
Suitability: Adults
Cost: £55 including materials
Event
Thrifty Kids: Lemonade Bottle Jetpacks
National Waterfront Museum
23 September 2017
10.30am - 12.30pm
Suitability: Families
Cost: Free
Event
Lazy Crafternoons: Zip Jewellery
National Waterfront Museum
23 September 2017
1.30pm
Suitability: Adults
Cost: £5 pp
Talk
History Day
National Waterfront Museum
23 September 2017
10am - 4pm
Suitability: Adults
Cost: Free
Event
Dinosaur Babies Family Activity Day
National Museum Cardiff
23 September 2017
11am-4pm
Suitability: Families
Cost: Free
Event
Roald Dahl Day!
National Waterfront Museum
24 September 2017
12pm - 4pm
Suitability: Families
Cost: Free
Event
Museum Monthly Movies: Revolting Rhymes (PG, 2016)
National Waterfront Museum
24 September 2017
1pm & 3pm
Suitability: Families
Cost: Free
Talk
Science Café
National Waterfront Museum
27 September 2017
7.30pm
Suitability: Adults
Cost: Free
Talk
Taith Iaith
National Museum Cardiff
28 September 2017
1.05pm
Suitability: Welsh Learners
Cost: Free
Event
Organ Recital
National Museum Cardiff
29 September 2017
1pm
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
Talk
Explore Classic Films: Passport to Pimlico (U, 1949)
National Waterfront Museum
29 September 2017
1.30pm
Suitability: Adults
Cost: Free
Talk
Unknown Wales Conference - a day to celebrate Welsh wildlife
National Museum Cardiff
28 October 2017
10am - 3.30pm
Suitability: Adults
Cost: Free
Event
Makers’ Market
St Fagans National Museum of History
28 October4 November 2017
10am-5pm
Suitability: All
Cost: Small charge to cover materials for some activities
A picture of a wicker man burning
Event
Halloween Nights
St Fagans National Museum of History
2931 October 2017
6-9pm
Suitability: Age 4+
Cost: PRICES COMING SOON
Event
October Half Term
National Roman Legion Museum
30 October3 November 2017
Workshops at 11am, 12pm, 2pm and 3pm
Suitability: Families
Cost: £2 per person
Father Christmas walking past Gwalia Stores
Event
Christmas Nights
St Fagans National Museum of History
69 December 2017
6-9pm
Suitability: All
Cost: PRICES COMING SOON