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Talk, Thu 2 Nov 2017, free entry




A special photography-themed day highlighting the work of the people behind the scenes.

Meet the Museum scientists and curators as they show you what goes on day in, day out at the Museum to research and keep safe the stunning collection of paintings and artefacts that belong to the people of Wales.

The photography theme has been chosen to fit in with the new photography exhibition SWAPS by David Hurn. You’ll be able to see how imaging and photography are vital skills for Museum curators, such as the powerful electron microscope used to examine ancient objects for traces of paint on objects.

Baby changing facilitiesCoach parties acceptedDisabled toiletsEducation/study areaFacilities for groupsFacilities for educational visitsOn-site light refreshmentsPublic toiletsWheelchairs available

Event details

Dates Times
Thu 2 Nov 2017 10:00 to 16:00


Free entry


Cathays Park,
CF10 3NP



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Map reference: ST 183769  Lat: 51.48512 Long: -3.17800

Cardiff's Civic Centre, 20 minutes walk from Cardiff Central Train Station. By car - Junction 32 of the M4.

Parking: with charge

Accessible by Public Transport: 0 miles from Cardiff Queen Street station


  • Baby changing facilitiesBaby changing facilities
  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • Education/study areaEducation/study area
  • Facilities for groupsFacilities for groups
  • Facilities for educational visitsFacilities for educational visits
  • On-site light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Wheelchairs availableWheelchairs available