National Museum of Wales, Cathays Park Building Project, Photo, Design, Property Images

National Museum of Wales, Cardiff : Architecture

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post updated 13 Mar 2021

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:

The roof viewed before the construction work:
National Museum of Wales Building in Cardiff roof

The building’s roofscape after construction activity:
National Museum of Wales
images from ArcelorMittal

Material: Uginox AME, by ArcelorMittal

Address: Cathays Park, Cardiff CF10 3NP

Contact: phone 029 2057 3000

This South Wales building was officially opened back in 1927. The museum is part of ‘Amgueddfa Cymru’ – National Museum Wales.

Entry is free. The Cathays Park 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

Museum Building Designs

More building information online soon – architectural details welcome

Location: Cathays Park, Cardiff, Wales, CF10 3NP, UK

Architecture in Wales

Welsh Buildings

Welsh Architecture Designs – chronological list

Welsh Architect – architecture office listings on e-architect

Welsh Architecture – Selection of best contemporary buildings

New Welsh Architecture Designs – architectural selection below:

Cardiff Transport Interchange
Architecture: Holder Mathias Architects
Cardiff Transport Interchange
image courtesy of architecture office
Cardiff Transport Interchange Development
A mixed-use development in the heart of the Welsh capital for local developer Rightacres. The project is being funded by Legal & General. The development is being delivered by construction company ISG.

Cardiff University Innovation Campus
Design: Hawkins\Brown ; HOK ; BDP ; DPP
Cardiff University Innovation Campus
image from architecture office
Cardiff University Innovation Campus
The latest phase of Cardiff University’s £300m Innovation Campus has been approved by city planners.

Galeri Creative Enterprise Centre, Caernarfon, northwest Wales
Design: Richard Murphy Architects
Welsh arts building

Ruthin Craft Centre, Ruthin, North Wales
Design: Sergison Bates Architects
Ruthin Craft Centre

Glyndwr University, Wrexham
Design: Softroom Architects

Website: Wales

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