What's On

Exhibitions

Exhibition
Poppies For Remembrance
National Slate Museum
3 July31 December 2017
10am-4pm
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
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
Swaps: Photographs from the David Hurn Collection
National Museum Cardiff
30 September 201711 March 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
Wriggle! The wonderful world of worms
National Museum Cardiff
18 June 20163 June 2018
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
Exhibition
Who decides?
National Museum Cardiff
28 October 20172 September 2018
Coming Soon
Suitability: all
Cost: Free
Exhibition
Generation Games
National Waterfront Museum
21 October 201718 March 2018
10am-5pm
Coming Soon
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
Fauxidermy
Exhibition
Textile taxidermy - Beasts of the Mabinogion
National Wool Museum
03.10.17-04.11.17
10am-5pm
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
Exhibition
Family of Blaenafon and Family of Miners
Big Pit National Coal Museum
1 September 201728 January 2018
9.30am-5pm
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
Clore Explorers
National Museum Cardiff
2pm (weekends during term time)
Suitability: Families
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
DINO TRAIL
National Slate Museum
24 July31 October 2017
10am - 4pm
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
Course
The 1950s: The end of empire, the beginning of a social revolution
National Waterfront Museum
2, 9, 16, 23, 30 October, 6, 13, 20, 27 November & 4 December
2pm
Suitability: Adults
Cost: £30pp
Event
Explore Books
National Waterfront Museum
3, 10, 17 & 24 October
10.30am
Suitability: Adults
Cost: Free
Event
Slate Splitting Demonstrations
National Slate Museum
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
Cilewent
Event
St Fagans Museum Ghost Walk
St Fagans National Museum of History
6, 13 & 26 October
7.15pm
Suitability: 13+ (Under 18s must be with an adult)
Cost: £15 per ticket
Cilewent
Event
Late St Fagans Museum Ghost Walk
St Fagans National Museum of History
13 & 27 October
8.45pm & 9.45pm
Suitability: Age 13+ (Under 18s must be with an adult)
Cost: £15 per ticket
Talk
Friday Talk: David Hurn discusses Swaps: Photographs from the David Hurn Collection
National Museum Cardiff
20 October 2017
1.05pm
Suitability: Adults
Cost: Free
Cilewent
Event
St Fagans Museum Ghost Walk
St Fagans National Museum of History
20 & 2425 October
7.30pm
Suitability: 13+ (Under 18s must be with an adult)
Cost: £15 per ticket
Talk
Jane Austen: Navel Valour and Family Values
National Waterfront Museum
21 October 2017
11am
Suitability: Adults
Cost: Free
Event
Big Draw – Living History Sketch Up!
National Waterfront Museum
21 October 2017
12.30pm – 3.30pm
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
Cardiff Farmers Market Flyer
Event
St Fagans Farmers' Market
St Fagans National Museum of History
21 October 2017
10am - 3pm
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
Event
Speed Crafting!
National Wool Museum
21 October 2017
11am-3pm
Suitability: Adults
Cost: Free
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Event
Building the Wicker Man
St Fagans National Museum of History
2122 & 2829 October
12-4pm
Suitability: Families
Cost: Free
Event
Welsh Wedding Showcase
St Fagans National Museum of History
22 October 2017
11am - 3pm
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
Talk
Science Café
National Waterfront Museum
25 October 2017
7.30pm
Suitability: Adults
Cost: Free
Talk
Taith Iaith
National Museum Cardiff
26 October 2017
1.05pm
Suitability: Welsh Learners
Cost: Free
Talk
Refurbishment: engineering and sustainability in architecture
National Waterfront Museum
27 October 2017
10.30am-12.30am
Suitability: Adults
Cost: Free
Are You Sitting Comfortably?
Talk
Friday talk:‘Are You Sitting Comfortably?’
National Museum Cardiff
27 October 2017
1.05pm
Suitability: Adults
Cost: Free
Event
Organ Recital
National Museum Cardiff
27 October 2017
3pm
Suitability: Adults
Cost: Free
Event
Explore Classic Films: The Third Man (PG, 1949)
National Waterfront Museum
27 October 2017
1.30pm
Suitability: Adults
Cost: Free
Lunchtime Concert
Event
Music in the Museum
National Museum Cardiff
27 October 2017
2.15pm
Suitability: Adults
Cost: £5
Talk
Unknown Wales Event - a day to celebrate Welsh wildlife
National Museum Cardiff
28 October 2017
10am - 3.30pm
Suitability: Adults
Cost: Free
Diwali 2010 at National Museum Cardiff
Event
Diwali Mela
National Museum Cardiff
28 October 2017
10am - 4pm
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
Event
PowerUP show: The Science of Computer Games
National Waterfront Museum
28 October 2017
1pm & 3pm
Suitability: Families
Cost: Free
Event
Weird History – Smelly Old Bags!
National Waterfront Museum
2830 October 2017
12pm – 3.30pm
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
Event
Hallowe'en Trail
National Slate Museum
28 October3 November 2017
10am-4pm
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
Event
Makers’ Market
St Fagans National Museum of History
28 October3 November 2017
10am-5pm
Suitability: All
Cost: Small charge to cover materials for some activities
Event
Welsh Museums Festival
National Slate Museum
28 October4 November 2017
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
Picture of a pumkin and a ghost
Event
October Half Term Fun
St Fagans National Museum of History
28 October5 November 2017
12-4pm
Suitability: Families
Cost: Small charge to cover materials for some activities
Event
Trail of the Unexpected...
National Waterfront Museum
28 October5 November 2017
10am – 4pm
Suitability: Families
Cost: Free
Lunchtime Concert
Event
Music and the Animal Kingdom
National Museum Cardiff
29 October 2017
3pm
Suitability: Families
Cost: £5
Event
Half Term Movie:Frankenweenie (PG, 2012)
National Waterfront Museum
29 October 2017
2.30pm
Suitability: Families
Cost: Free
Halloween Nights flyer
Event
Halloween Nights
St Fagans National Museum of History
2931 October 2017
6-9pm
Suitability: Age 4+
Cost: £15 adults, £8 children (child ticket under 16 years. Under 2 years free)
Event
Spooky Halloween Crafts!
National Slate Museum
30 & 31 October 2017
Suitability: Families
Cost: £1 per craft
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
Tales and limericks with Blandalf the Baard
Big Pit National Coal Museum
30 October, 1 & 3 November
12pm-4pm
Suitability: Families
Cost: Free
Natural Sciences Halloween Open Day
Event
Natural Sciences Halloween Open Day
National Museum Cardiff
31 October 2017
10am - 4pm
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
Event
Halloween Spooky Funday!
National Waterfront Museum
31 October 2017
12pm – 4pm
Suitability: Families
Cost: Free
Event
Half term activities
National Wool Museum
31 October 2017
11am-4pm
Suitability: Families
Cost: Free
Half Term Activities: Me and My Pet Portrait
Event
Half Term Activities: Me and My Pet Portrait
National Museum Cardiff
31 October3 November 2017
11.30am, 1.30pm, 3.30pm
Suitability: Families
Cost: Free
Cilewent
Event
St Fagans Museum Ghost Walk
St Fagans National Museum of History
1 November
7.30pm
Suitability: 13+ (Under 18s must be with an adult)
Cost: £15 per ticket
Event
Gardens Walk and Talk: Autumn
St Fagans National Museum of History
1 November 2017
11am-12pm
Suitability: Adults
Cost: £2 per person
Event
Toddler Time Monthly Movies:Storks (U, 2016)
National Waterfront Museum
1 November 2017
10.30am
Suitability: Under 5's
Cost: Free
Event
Half Term Activities
National Wool Museum
1 November 2017
11am-4pm
Suitability: Families
Cost: Free
Event
Weird Science
National Waterfront Museum
14 November 2017
12.30pm – 3.30pm
Suitability: Families
Cost: Free
The Museum in Focus – behind the scenes.
Event
The Museum in Focus – behind the scenes.
National Museum Cardiff
2 November 2017
10am - 4pm
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
After Dark in the Museum
Event
After Dark in the Museum
National Museum Cardiff
2 November 2017
6pm - 9pm
Suitability: Families
Cost: Free
Event
Harp Recital
National Wool Museum
2 November 2017
11am-3pm
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
Pinecone Pals -owls
Event
Scrappy Sheep Club – Pinecone Pals
National Wool Museum
2 & 3 November 2017
12-3pm
Suitability: Families
Cost: Free
Talk
Perfect Patterns
National Slate Museum
2 November 201712 April 2018
1pm - 2pm
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
The Lute in Art
Talk
The Lute in Art
National Museum Cardiff
3 November 2017
1.05pm
Suitability: Adults
Cost: £5
Event
Little Mice Club – Fireworks
National Waterfront Museum
3 November 2017
10.30am – 12pm
Suitability: Ideal for under 5’s
Cost: Free
Talk
TEDxSwanseaWomen: Inspiring Women to be Inspiring Women
National Waterfront Museum
3 November 2017
6pm – 9pm
Suitability: Adults
Cost: £10 per person
Event
Dewch i Ganu – Come to Sing!
National Waterfront Museum
4 November 2017
11am
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
Event
Dylan Thomas Walking Tour – Uplands
National Waterfront Museum
4 November 2017
11am
Suitability: Adults
Cost: Free
Event
Cyffiniau’r Bargod
National Wool Museum
4 November 2017
11am-4pm
Suitability: Families
Cost: Free
Event
Dylan Thomas Walking Tour – Marina
National Waterfront Museum
5 November 2017
2pm
Suitability: Adults
Cost: Free
Event
Half Term Movie:The LEGO Batman Movie (U, 2017)
National Waterfront Museum
5 November 2017
2.30pm
Suitability: Families
Cost: Free
Event
Explore Books
National Waterfront Museum
7, 14, 21 & 28 November
10.30am
Suitability: Adults
Cost: Free
Ammonite fossil
Talk
Friday Talk: Fossils fuel the Future
National Museum Cardiff
10 November 2017
1.05pm
Suitability: Adults
Cost: Free
St Fagans Castle Staff
Event
St Fagans Castle Ghost Tour
St Fagans National Museum of History
10, 1516 & 24 November
7.30pm
Suitability: 12+ (12-18 year olds must be accompanied by adults
Cost: £11.25 per ticket
Picture of poppy wreath
Event
Remembrance Service
St Fagans National Museum of History
11 November 2017
10.50am-1pm
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
Event
Preloved Kilo Vintage Fair
National Waterfront Museum
11 November 2017
10am – 5pm
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
Event
Quilting Workshop
National Wool Museum
11 November 2017
10am-4pm
Suitability: Adults
Cost: £30
Remembrance Sunday
Event
Remembrance Sunday
National Museum Cardiff
12 November 2017
10am – 4pm
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
Event
Marina Market
National Waterfront Museum
12 November 2017
10am – 3pm
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
Event
Curators Cabinet of Curiosities – WW1
National Waterfront Museum
12 November 2017
12.30pm – 2.30pm
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
Event
Pinwheel Poppies
National Waterfront Museum
12 November 2017
12.30 – 3.30pm
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
Event
Ship Lovers Group
National Waterfront Museum
16 November 2017
Suitability: Adults
Cost: Free
Event
Wine Tasting Talk - Italian Wines for the Festive Season
National Waterfront Museum
17 November 2017
7pm
Suitability: Adults
Cost: £15/12.50 concessions
Talk
Bacon to Doig - Modern Masterpieces from a Private Collection
National Museum Cardiff
17 November 2017
1.05pm
Suitability: Adults
Cost: Free
Image: Starry sky
Event
Stargazing at St Fagans
St Fagans National Museum of History
Fully booked
18 November 2017
6.30-9pm
Suitability: Age 5+
Cost: £6 per person
Talk
Learning from Sabrina: The great Severn Flood of 1607
National Waterfront Museum
18 November 2017
11am
Suitability: Adults
Cost: Free
Event
Green Fayre
National Waterfront Museum
18 & 19 November 2017
10am – 5pm
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
Event
Get it Loud
National Waterfront Museum
23 November 2017
8pm
Suitability: Adults
Cost: £8
Event
Organ Recital
National Museum Cardiff
24 November 2017
1pm
Suitability: Adults
Cost: Free
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Course
Christmas Papercraft Course
St Fagans National Museum of History
25 November 2017
10.30am-4pm
Suitability: Age 18+
Cost: £60 / £45 concessions
Llud and Llevelys
Event
Explore your Archive - Folklore, myths and stories
St Fagans National Museum of History
25 November 2017
10am - 4pm
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
Event
Christmas Craft Fair
National Wool Museum
25 November 2017
10am-3pm
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
Event
Winter Fair
National Slate Museum
26 November 2017
11am - 3.45pm
Suitability: Families
Cost: £3.50 charge to see Santa / £1 for craft- making
Wriggle!
Talk
Taith Iaith
National Museum Cardiff
30 November 2017
1.05pm
Suitability: Welsh Learners
Cost: Free
Talk
Celebrating Auguste Rodin’s Centenary
National Museum Cardiff
1 December 2017
1.05pm
Suitability: Adults
Cost: Free
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Course
Christmas Willow Course
St Fagans National Museum of History
Fully booked
2 December 2017
10.30am-4pm
Suitability: Age 18+
Cost: £70 / £55 concessions
People walking past Gwalia Stores in the evening
Event
Christmas Nights
St Fagans National Museum of History
69 December 2017
6-9pm
Suitability: All
Cost: £15 adults, £8 children (child ticket under 16 years. Under 2 years free)
Audio Description Tour: Evolution of Wales
Talk
Audio Description Tour: Evolution of Wales
National Museum Cardiff
7 December 2017
11am - 1pm
Suitability: For visitors who are blind or visually impaired
Cost: Free
Event
Scrappy Sheep Club: Upcycle a Bauble
National Wool Museum
9 December 2017
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
Event
Big Pit Babies Christmas Event with Mother Christmas
Big Pit National Coal Museum
10 December 2017
11.30am-12.30pm & 1.30pm-2.30pm
Suitability: Families
Cost: £5 per child
Lunchtime Concert
Event
Lunchtime Concert
National Museum Cardiff
10 December 2017
1pm
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
Event
Carols at the Museum
National Museum Cardiff
14 December 2017
3pm
Suitability: all
Cost: Free
Event
Ship Lovers Group
National Waterfront Museum
14 December 2017
Suitability: Adults
Cost: Free
Christmas
Event
Christmas in the Museum
National Museum Cardiff
16 & 17 December 2017
10am - 4pm
Suitability: Families
Cost: Charges apply for some activities
Event
It's Christmas...Father Christmas at Big Pit
Big Pit National Coal Museum
17 December 2017
10.30am-1pm and 1.30pm-4pm
Suitability: Families
Cost: £5 per child
Event
Christmas Carol Evening
National Wool Museum
19 December 2017
6.30pm-8pm
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
Event
A Very Gormley Christmas
National Museum Cardiff
1922 December 2017
11-1pm, 2-4pm
Suitability: Families
Cost: Free
Crash Bang Wallop! Earthquakes, volcanoes and meteorites
Talk
Family Talk: 'Crash Bang Wallop! Earthquakes, volcanoes and meteorites.’
National Museum Cardiff
6 January 2018
1pm
Suitability: Families
Cost: Free
Event
'Plygain' Christmas Service
St Fagans National Museum of History
7 January 2018
2-3pm
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
Course
The 1960s: Revolution
National Waterfront Museum
8, 15, 22, 29 January, 5, 12, 19, 26 February, 5 & 12 March
2pm
Suitability: Adults
Cost: £30pp
Event
Ship Lovers Group
National Waterfront Museum
11 January 2018
Suitability: Adults
Cost: Free
Behind the scenes tour of the archaeology conservation Laboratory
Talk
Friday Talk: Behind the scenes tour of the archaeology conservation Laboratory
National Museum Cardiff
12 January 2018
1.05pm
Suitability: Adults
Cost: Free
Lunchtime Concert
Event
Lunchtime Concert
National Museum Cardiff
14 January 2018
1pm
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
conservation in the river Wye
Talk
Friday Talk:‘The River Runs Through It’
National Museum Cardiff
19 January 2018
1.05pm
Suitability: Adults
Cost: Free
Picture of a wedding
Event
Wedding Showcase
St Fagans National Museum of History
21 January 2018
11.30am-3.30pm
Suitability: Adults
Cost: Free
Event
Organ Recital
National Museum Cardiff
26 January 2018
1pm
Suitability: Adults
Cost: Free
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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
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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
Event
Scrappy Sheep Club –Dragon Crafts
National Wool Museum
22 & 23 February 2018
12pm-3pm
Suitability: Families
Cost: Free