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Imagination and Curiosity – English and the Arts - Exploring the power of imagination and how it can be harnessed to change the world

People and the Planet – Science and Geography - Empowering young people to play an active role in creating a sustainable future

Breakthroughs and Discoveries – STEM and History - Investigating the moments of genius that have enabled humanity to progress

Journeys and Adventures – PSHE & Skills Development - Celebrating the broadening of horizons and stepping outside of your comfort zone

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National Museum Cardiff – Museum Wales

Cathays Park, Cardiff, CF10 3NP. Wales


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Situated in the heart of Cardiff’s elegant civic centre, it houses Wales’s national art, geology and natural history collections. See five hundred years of magnificent paintings, drawings, sculpture, silver and ceramics from Wales and across the world. Take an amazing journey in The Evolution of Wales from the very beginnings of time to the present day. With a busy programme of exhibitions and events, they have something to amaze everyone.

There is a charge for curriculum focused sessions led by Museum staff.

There are four different prices (excluding VAT):

  • For sessions of up to 1 hour for up to 15 pupils – £40
  • For sessions of up to 1 hour for up to 35 pupils – £60
  • For sessions of up to half a day for up to 35 pupils – £100 Special Educational Needs groups in Wales are eligible for free sessions.

Don’t forget, if you are looking for help with funding the cost of your trip, you can apply for a bursary!

Venue resources

Amplification Toolkit PDF 0.88MB Download
Check List PDF 0.13MB Download
Parent Letter Template PDF 0.18MB Download
Risk Assessment PDF 0.12MB Download
Imagination & Curiosity Content 7-11 ZIP 12.13MB Download
Imagination & Curiosity Content 11-14 ZIP 12.13MB Download
School Certificate PDF 0.08MB Download
Student Certificate PDF 0.08MB Download

Looking for a bursary to support your trip?

We know that funding a school trip isn’t always easy. If you are looking for help with costs, you can apply for the Great British School Trip bursary. This can help with the cost of travel or entry tickets to any Great British School Trip partner venue.

Simply fill in our bursary form and let us know how we might help.

Venue Details



Cathays Park, Cardiff
CF10 3NP. Wales

Opening Hours

10am–5pm. Galleries close at 4.45pm. Open for 6 days a week Tuesday to Sunday. Closed Mondays but open Bank Holiday Mondays and will open until 9pm on the first Thursday each month.