What's On

Exhibitions

Special Exhibition
Dinosaur Babies
National Museum Cardiff
27 May5 November 2017
10am-4.45pm (last entry 4pm) Closed Mondays except Bank Holidays
Suitability: All
Cost: £7 adults, £5 concessions, £3 children, £17/£13 families
Exhibition
Gillian Ayres
National Museum Cardiff
8 April3 September 2017
Last chance to see
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
Exhibition
Agatha Christie: A life in photographs
National Museum Cardiff
17 June3 September 2017
Last chance to see
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
Who decides?
National Museum Cardiff
28 October 20172 September 2018
Suitability: all
Cost: Free
Exhibition
Swaps: Photographs from the David Hurn Collection
National Museum Cardiff
30 September 201711 March 2018
Suitability: all
Cost: Free
Exhibition
Family of Blaenafon and Family of Miners
Big Pit National Coal Museum
29 August 201728 January 2018
9.30am-5pm
Coming Soon
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
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
Dinosaur on the loose in St Fagans
Event
Dino on the loose
St Fagans National Museum of History
5 July11 September 2017
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
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
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
Summer of Slate
National Slate Museum
24 July1 September 2017
1-4pm
Suitability: Families
Cost: Children's crafts £1
Event
Homelife at the Museum
National Slate Museum
Various Dates
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
Event
DINO TRAIL
National Slate Museum
24 July2 September 2017
10am - 4pm
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
Event
UNA the quarry engine!
National Slate Museum
Every Tuesday
11am - 3pm
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
Event
Vivian incline demonstrations
National Slate Museum
Every Wednesday in August
2pm - 3pm
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
Event
Create and Make Family Workshops
National Museum Cardiff
2224 August 2017
11am-1pm & 2-4pm
Suitability: Families
Cost: Free
logo for Icons and Allies display
Event
Pop-up Display: Icons and Allies
National Museum Cardiff
2228 August 2017
10am-4.45pm
Suitability: all
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
Carpenters' Fellowship - Llys Llywelyn Roof
St Fagans National Museum of History
2628 August 2017
11am-4pm
Suitability: Adults
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
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
Event
“Hell was Passchendaele”
National Museum Cardiff
9 & 10 September 2017
Suitability: Suitable for over 12
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
Ship Lovers Group
National Waterfront Museum
Postponed
14 September 2017
12pm - 2.30pm
Suitability: Adults
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
Talk
Autumn Lecture: Coal Mining Underground - A Personal Journey to its End
Big Pit National Coal Museum
16 September 2017
1.30pm
Suitability: All
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
Explore Books
National Waterfront Museum
19 & 26 September
10.30am
Suitability: Adults
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
Cilewent
Event
St Fagans Museum Ghost Walk
St Fagans National Museum of History
22 September 2017
7.30pm
Suitability: 12+ (Under 18s must be with an adult)
Cost: £15 per ticket
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
Cilewent
Event
St Fagans Museum Ghost Walk
St Fagans National Museum of History
29 September 2017
7.15pm
Suitability: 12+ (Under 18s must be with an adult)
Cost: £15 per ticket
Talk
Explore Classic Films: Passport to Pimlico (U, 1949)
National Waterfront Museum
29 September 2017
1.30pm
Suitability: Adults
Cost: Free
Event
Henry Tudor - Welsh hero or traitor?
St Fagans National Museum of History
30 September 2017
11am (Welsh), 1 & 3pm (English)
Suitability: Age 5+
Cost: £5 per head
Image: Poster for HUSH - Silent Disco
Event
HUSH - Silent Disco
National Museum Cardiff
8pm - Midnight
Suitability: Age 18+
Cost: £10 advance / £12 on the door
image;autumn leaves
Course
Course – What to do now in the Garden
St Fagans National Museum of History
4 October 2017
10am-1pm
Suitability: Age 18+
Cost: £35/£26
An evening with Iolo WIlliams
Talk
An Evening with Iolo Williams
National Museum Cardiff
5 October 2017
7pm
Suitability: All
Cost: Adults £12, Child £6
film poster for
Event
Dinosaur Babies After Dark
National Museum Cardiff
13 & 14 October 2017
6pm-11pm
Suitability: adults, children 12yrs+
Cost: £29.99 per person
image;straw man
Event
Building the Wicker Man
St Fagans National Museum of History
2122 & 28 October
12-4pm
Suitability: Families
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: £15 adults, £8 children (under 16)
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
Event
Gardens Walk and Talk: Autumn
St Fagans National Museum of History
1 November 2017
11am-12pm
Suitability: Adults
Cost: £2 per person
Picture of poppy wreath
Event
Remembrance Service
St Fagans National Museum of History
11 November 2017
10.50am-1pm
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
Image: Starry sky
Event
Stargazing at St Fagans
St Fagans National Museum of History
18 November 2017
6.30-9pm
Suitability: Age 5+
Cost: £6 per person
image;christmas decoration
Course
Christmas Papercraft Course
St Fagans National Museum of History
25 November 2017
10.30am-4pm
Suitability: Age 18+
Cost: £60 / £45 concessions
image;christmas wreath
Course
Christmas Willow Course
St Fagans National Museum of History
2 December 2017
10.30am-4pm
Suitability: Age 18+
Cost: £70 / £55 concessions
Father Christmas walking past Gwalia Stores
Event
Christmas Nights
St Fagans National Museum of History
69 December 2017
6-9pm
Suitability: All
Cost: £15 adults, £8 children (under 16)
Picture of a wedding
Event
Wedding Showcase
St Fagans National Museum of History
21 January 2018
11.30am-3.30pm
Suitability: Adults
Cost: Free
image;flames
Event
Fireside Stories - National Storytelling Week
St Fagans National Museum of History
28 January 2018
11.30am-12.30pm, 1.30pm-3.30pm
Suitability: Families
Cost: Free
image;hedgelaying
Course
Hedgelaying Course
St Fagans National Museum of History
30 January & 6 February
9am-4pm
Suitability: Age 18+
Cost: £100 / £75
Event
Gardens Walk and Talk: Winter
St Fagans National Museum of History
31 January 2018
11am-12pm
Suitability: Adults
Cost: £2 per person