14 posts about Museum on this blog
Friday 4 May 2012, 13:21
A historic Cardiff pub, the Vulcan Hotel, has served its last pint and is set to be dismantled and moved, brick by brick, to St Fagans National History Museum.
Brewers SA Brain said it was no longer commercially viable for either Brains or licensees Gwyn and Sandra...
Tuesday 3 April 2012, 12:20
The seven national museums in Wales received 1.69 million visits in 2011-12, the most since free entry was introduced in April 2001.
Monday 2 April 2012, 17:00
This Easter weekend (Friday 6 - Monday 9 April 2012), the National Roman Legion Museum in Caerleon have planned their own Ancient Games to celebrate the opening of their new exhibition 'The Games of Zeus'.
A number of athletic challenges, including an obstacle...
Monday 5 March 2012, 15:10
A new exhibition at the National Wool Museum called Strikes and Riots, offers an in-depth look into troubled times throughout Wales' industrial history.
The free exhibition, which runs from Tuesday 6 March until 29 June, highlights five strikes and riots relating to work and employment in Wales over...
Monday 5 December 2011, 14:20
A 2,000 year old Roman ring found by a man with a metal detector on Cefn Brithdir in the Darran Valley earlier this year has been returned by the British Museum for display in a valley's museum.
Wednesday 20 July 2011, 16:56
A new project to curate and digitise historic photography from National Museum Wales collections has been made possible with the support of the Esmée Fairbairn Foundation. The Foundation, which is marking its 50th Birthday this year, has made the ambitious project possible by gifting £600,000.
Thursday 14 July 2011, 10:50
Llanyrafon Manor, a 17th century grade II-listed manor house in Cwmbran, is set to become a bustling town centre tourist attraction celebrating the history of the local area.
The manor was damaged by fire and fell into disrepair in the 1970s, but was saved and run as a farming museum in the 1980s. After...
Friday 1 April 2011, 01:00
A new museum dedicated to the history of Cardiff officially opens today, Friday 1 April.
Told through a number of themes, The Cardiff Story will show how much the city has changed over the last 200 years.
The new museum is located on the site of the iconic Victorian...
Tuesday 15 February 2011, 12:02
The revamped Wrexham County Borough Museum and Archives officially threw open its doors once again yesterday.
The museum has just undergone a £2 million facelift, and over the past 12 months has been modernised to include a wealth of new attractions and interactive displays.
Wednesday 26 January 2011, 09:43
Visitors to the National Museum Cardiff will from today have an opportunity to see a unique exhibition of ancient rock carvings from China - sculptures never before been seen outside China.
From Steep Hillsides: Ancient Rock Carvings from Dazu, China will be open from Wednesday 26 January to Sunday...
Thursday 21 October 2010, 17:12
Wales History visited the Museum of Fire in September 2010. Based in Skewen, near Neath, this small museum, run by an enthusiastic group of volunteers had some exciting plans for expansion. Read the blog article.
One of the fire engines in the museum caught our eye, and it turned out to have quite a...
Tuesday 19 October 2010, 14:04
The National Waterfront Museum at Swansea has been given a commemorative handkerchief from the 1893 Pontypridd Eisteddfod, which was found hidden in an abandoned house in Burma during World War Two.
Wednesday 22 September 2010, 14:03
If you are planning to be anywhere near New Tredegar on Saturday 25 September between 12 noon and 3pm, make a note to visit the Winding House museum, and catch their Victorian winding engine in action.
Monday 6 September 2010, 11:33
This week the Welsh Area Fire Engine Restoration Society (WAFERS) will hear if their funding application towards the creation of a new museum and educational centre in Ystalyfera dedicated to the history of the fire service is successful.
Currently the Museum of Fire, with its vast collection of fire...
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