Learn about the art, archaeology, and natural history of Wales at National Museum Cardiff. In the art gallery, view over 500 years of paintings, drawings, sculpture, silver, and ceramics from around the world, including one of Europe's best collections of Impressionist art. In the Evolution of Wales gallery, discover through film, sound, and specimens the evolution of animal life and the Welsh landscape over hundreds of millions of years. Head into the natural history gallery to learn about the diverse plant and animal species that inhabit Wales. The venue hosts temporary exhibitions, so check the schedule before visiting to see what's on. Admission to the museum is free. To plan Cardiff vacation without wasting time, ask Inspirock to design an itinerary.
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National Museum Cardiff Reviews
The museum has several interesting exhibits and although admission is free, the newest and most interesting exhibits have an admission charge which was not clear when looking at home page.It is... more »
Interesting museum with fossils, dinosaurs and rock samples among other things on the ground floor. Upstairs there are ceramics and paintings including currently a Boticelli, a Rembrandt, a Constable.... more »
Hadn't been here for some years so it was a breath of fresh air to see the wonderful exhibition on the evolution of Wales. Fascinating and definitely worth seeing. I enjoyed it so much I am returning next week with my Grandson to see it all over again. May even visit the snakes next time too.
A great free museum in the centre of Cardiff. As well as containing plenty of great, permanent exhibitions (most notably natural history), there’s almost always a very interesting special exhibition on offer. Well worth spending a few hours here if you’re a Cardiff resident or visiting the city, and it’s situated in a great building really near the city centre.
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