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National Museum Cardiff
Cathays Park


Cardiff
CF10 3NP
Contact
Telephone: 029 2039 7951
Fax: 029 2037 3219
Email: post.general@museumwales.ac.uk

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Overview of collections

The National Museum of Wales was founded by royal charter in 1907, but it contains the collections of the former Cardiff Museum of Natural History, Arts and Antiquities, opened in 1882. The collections were transferred to the present building in Cathays Park during the 1920s. Today the National Museum houses one of Europe’s finest art collections, archaeology displays that tell the early human history of Wales, and galleries dedicated to the evolution and natural history of Wales.
Collection Descriptions
Ancient Egyptian Collection (National Museum Cardiff)
The museum holds 63 ancient Egyptian objects which are part of the Art collection, but are not currently on display. ...
Art Collection (National Museum Cardiff)
The National Museum Cardiff, part of Amgueddfa Cymru — National Museum Wales, is home to the Welsh national collectio...

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