National Museum Cardiff Museums

National Museum Cardiff
Cathays Park
CF10 3NP


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Discover art, archaeology and the geological evolution of Wales. With a busy programme of exhibitions and events, we have something to amaze everyone, whatever your interest ' and admission is free!

Although not the oldest of Amgueddfa Cymru ' National Museum Wales's buildings, this is the first location of the National Museum of Wales, officially opened in 1927.

Situated in the heart of Cardiff's elegant civic centre, today it houses Wales's national archaeology, art, geology and natural history collections as well as major touring and temporary exhibitions.

Discover the secrets of our ancestors from the Neanderthals a quarter of a million years ago in the archaeology gallery, Origins: in search of early Wales. Everyday objects and beautiful artefacts tell the stories of people in Wales and explore our links with the past.

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VenueNational Museum Cardiff
AddressCathays Park, Cardiff, Glamorgan, CF10 3NP
Opening timesOpen 10am'5pm Tuesday'Sunday (Galleries close at 4:45pm)
Entry costs
Attraction typeMuseums

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