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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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Roman gold finger ring with intaglio of Roman god Mercury among treasures declared in Wales

A Roman gold finger ring, a silver post-medieval seal matrix and a small medieval brooch are three of the newly-declared archaeological treasures in Wales. See them here.

A photo of a man standing on a cliff wearing a huge fake beard in a bedwyr williams artwork

The Artes Mundi 7 six: Who's your winner from the finalists in this year's prize?

From Wales to Angola, work by six artists will be on show when the exhibition of the 2016 biennial opens at National Museum Cardiff later this year. The prize is worth a cool £40,000.

A photo of Bronze Age axeheads found in Wales

Three axes were buried in a field in Wales in an Early Bronze Age ritual gift to the gods

Back in the Arreton phase of the Early Bronze Age, around 3,500 years ago, someone buried three axes in a field in Monmouthshire. Now they've been declared treasure.

A photo of a section of early medieval gold from the 8th century in Denbighshire, Wales

Object of the Week: A crumpled glimmer of medieval gold discovered in a field in Wales

This gold from Denbighshire has a glittering-yet-crumpled baseplate decoration – a spherical blue glass bead set in a gold collar, with a pattern of S- and Z-scrolls, beaded wire and various......

A photo of a dark brown prehistoric plot of archaeological land in the Vale of Glamorgan, Wales

A circular prehistoric monument built by early Welsh farmers for ritual performance has been found in Wales

A circular prehistoric monument built by some of the earliest farmers in Wales has been discovered in the Vale of Glamorgan near a series of pits containing pottery and flint.

A photo of a skeleton found by archaeologists at St Patrick's Chapel in Pembrokeshire

Public invited to visit ruined chapel site on Pembrokeshire beach where archaeologists have discovered dozens of skeletons

Tours throughout the day are being offered at St Patrick's Chapel in May, where archaeologists have found almost 50 skeletons dating from the 7th to 11th centuries.

A photo of a gold ring found by archaeologists in Pembroke, Wales

Kings, martyrs and angels: The gold and silver medieval rings discovered by detectorists in Wales

See the late medieval and Renaissance gold and silver rings which are the latest discoveries to be declared treasure in Wales.

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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

What's spring got in store for Wales in 2016? Culture24 brings you the top picks of Welsh exhibitions for the coming year.

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