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.
National Museum Cardiff Reviews
There is a diverse number of exhibitions and artefacts on display for prehistoric Wales to one of the finest art collections in the world You should not miss more »
We only had time to visit the art gallery section of the museum but throughly enjoyed it. Lots of variety and a particularly Welsh focus, which is always nice in a national museum. It was interesting ... more »
I loved the museum. Such a great place to visit. So much history, I loved the dinosaurs and everything about the solar system and the crystals. There's about 5 floors from what I remember and each floor and something different. The history of art really interesting too, some beautiful painting. Definitely worth a visit.
Wow, what a fantastic museum for free. Huge amounts to see. Art of all periods and style. Natural history of Wales in chronological order is very good. Really interesting artifacts. Very impressed as we've paid more for a lot less. Great afternoon activity.
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