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National Museum Of Wales

The National Museum of Wales is located in Cardiff City Centre and a short walk from the shopping centres.  The Davies sisters were huge collectors of art and bequeathed the most amazing collection to the Museum.  It contains the largest collection of impressionist painting outside Paris- Cezanne, Monet and Renoir. Lots of other styles and interactive exhibitions are on display. Bookshop and cof...

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National Library Of Wales

A remarkable building and establishment in Aberystwyth  it holds a huge collection of books, manuscripts, photos, pictures , maps and much more. The National Library of Wales was established by Royal Charter in 1907.

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Nantclwyd Y Dre

Wales' oldest timbered town house, recently restored to reflect 7 periods of its history and development. Visitors can walk back in time from the 1940's to 1435. Observe a colony of Lesser Horseshoe bats in the attic rooms via ‘bat cam’, quizzes for children and virtual tour of upper floors for people with limited mobility. Self guided tour. Groups welcome.

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Nant Gwrtheyrn Heritage and Welsh Language Centre, Llithfaen

Visit Nant Gwrtheyrn and experience Welsh culture and heritage first hand on the coast of the beautiful Llyn Peninsula, in North Wales. Whatever your interests, the former quarrying village of Nant Gwrtheyrn is a fun day out for everyone. See how the quarrymen lived in 1910, visit the exhibition in the Heritage Centre, stop and see Meinir`s Tree or relax in the Café. Surrounded by the Eifl mounta...

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Montgomery Castle

Montgomery Castle is a stone masonry castle looking over the town of Montgomery in Powys, mid Wales. Originally built as a motte and bailey sometime between 1071 and 1074, destroyed by Prince Llewelyn ab Iorwerth in 1215 and rebuilt in stone from 1223 on the sixteenth birthday of Henry III of England, a mile to the south-east of the original site. In 1267 Montgomery was the meeting place for treat...

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Minerva Arts Centre, Llanidloes

The Quilt Association, which is based at the Minerva Arts Centre, has in its care a collection of antique quilts, many from the Llanidloes and Mid Wales area, often with accompanying additional information about the makers and the places where they were made. The Centre holds a number of exhibitions, workshops, lectures and courses.

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Llys Ednowain Heritage Centre, Trawsfynydd

Get Trawsfynydd’s dramatic history at Llys Ednowain with our unique multimedia, interactive exhibition. Learn about Bronze Age and Iron Age settlements on the Cracwellt and see the replica of the Trawfynydd Tankard - the intriciate Celtic, La Tene style, bronze tankard dating from c100 BC. See and learn why there are so many Roman remains in the area, such as Tomen y Mur and the Sarn Helen Roman...

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Lloyd George Memorial Museum, Llanystumdwy

The items at Lloyd George Museum and Highgate, his childhood home, help us to understand the former Prime Minister's life and times between 1863 and 1945. The Welshman introduced a pension for the elderly, gave women the vote and was Prime Minister during the First World War.

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Llangar Church, Corwen

The church is medieval and has many ancient features with 15th century paintings, 17th century beams, pews and a minstrels’ gallery. The graveyard is interesting to people researching history as it has not been touched since around 1870 and don’t miss the remains of a sundial base.

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Llananno Church, Llanbadarn Fynydd

Llananno church situated by the River Ithon was completely rebuilt in 1876, but a wonderful rood screen from the late 15th century has been preserved. It is well worth visiting.

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