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Plan your days out in Wales. Find cultural and heritage places to visit - museums, art galleries, historic attractions, castles, stately homes and more, in Cardiff, Swansea and beyond.

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A Dragon Robber with a missing foot: Brothers discover UK's oldest Jurassic dinosaur on Welsh beach

A dinosaur known as the Welsh Dragon that was found on a beach near Penarth has been reunited with one of its missing feet and named in honour of the fossil hunters who unearthed it.

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The best exhibitions to see in Wales in 2016

Time to crack open that new diary; there’s a lot going on in Wales in 2016 and Culture24 brings you the top picks of Welsh exhibitions for the coming year.

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Object of the Week: "Stig", the huge fossil from a swamp in Wales 300 million years ago

This week we bring you the huge star exhibit of an exhibition in Wrexham which is the first to tell the tale of a Swamp Land in Wales 300 million years ago.

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National Museum Cardiff lines up major Treasures and Adventures in Archaeology exhibition

Treasures, fakes, explorers and fictional adventurers all feature as National Museum Cardiff lines up a major exhibition exploring some of the most spectacular archaeological finds of the last two......

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Late medieval artefact found in Llanbadoc declared as treasure, could have belonged to knight

A Welsh or English knight could have owned a sword from more than 300 years ago found by a metal detectorist near the River Usk.

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Archaeologists find horse skull, tobacco pipes and ceramics at site of medieval King's defences in Wales

Archaeologists excavating a complex of defences built by King Edward I in 1277 have found the skeletal remains of a horse, ceramics, glass and clay tobacco pipes within a ditch.

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The best art exhibitions to see in Wales during 2015

From scratch video pioneer George Barber to John Piper's Mountains of Wales, we give you Culture24's constantly updated guide to the best exhibitions to see in Wales in 2015.

A photo of people holding flames as part of the Ar Waith Ar Daith celebration at the Wales Millennium Centre

Welsh witches, boat pilgrimages and burning cauldrons: Artists prepare for Millennium Centre spectacular

After a year of planning, Ar Waith Ar Daith takes place at Wales's Millennium Centre on Saturday night. Liz Pugh, Artistic Director of organisers Walk the Plank, tells Culture24 more.

A photo of a circular coin showing a carving of the Hiberno-Scandinavian ruler Sihtric Anlafsson, declared treasure in Wales

Rare Viking treasures: See the silver of Scandinavian and English kings found in Wales

See the hoard discovered by a metal detectorist in Llandwrog in March, including pennies produced in Dublin under the Hiberno-Scandinavian ruler Sihtric Anlafsson.

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