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National Museum of Wales, Cardiff : Architecture
Cardiff Development in Wales, Europe – pictures of the building
National Museum of Wales Cardiff
Location: Cathays Park, Cardiff, South Wales
This historic building is both a museum and art gallery.
Before & after photographs of the building:
Material: Uginox AME, by ArcelorMittal
Address: Cathays Park, Cardiff CF10 3NP
Contact: phone 029 2057 3000
The building was officially opened back in 1927.
The museum is part of ‘Amgueddfa Cymru’ – National Museum Wales.
Entry is free
The building contains Wales’s national archaeology, art, geology and natural history collections plus major touring and temporary exhibitions.
In 2011, with funding from the Clore Duffield Foundation, the former Glanely Gallery was transformed into the Clore Discovery Centre, which offers hands-on exploration of the museums 7.5 million items that are normally in storage, including insects, fossils and Bronze Age weapons. School groups, formal and informal groups can also be accommodated but should book in advance.
National Museum of Wales Cardiff building – external link
More building information online soon – architectural details welcome
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Architecture in Wales
Welsh Architecture Designs – chronological list
Welsh Architects – architecture office listings on e-architect
Welsh Architecture – Selection of best contemporary buildings
Galeri Creative Enterprise Centre, Caernarfon, northwest Wales
Design: Richard Murphy Architects
Galeri Caernarfon, northwest Wales – photo from Richard Murphy Architects
Welsh arts building
Ruthin Craft Centre, Ruthin, North Wales
Design: Sergison Bates Architects
image : Dewi Lloyd © Ruthin Craft Centre
Ruthin Craft Centre
Comments / photos for the National Museum of Wales Architecture page welcome
National Museum of Wales Building