Museum exhibitions and events
The museum has a varied programme of events and exhibitions. All exhibitions and events are FREE to attend. For more information telephone 01792 653763
Exhibitions and Events
Wallace: Evolution's Forgotten Father
Discover the amazing story of the Victorian naturalist Alfred Russel Wallace who co-founded the theory of evolution alongside his much more famous contemporary Charles Darwin. The exhibition follows the story of Wallace's life from his childhood in Usk, to his working life in South Wales and his eventual explorations in the Amazon and Indonesia.This exhibition is part of Wallace100, an international programme of events to commemorate the hundredth anniversary of Wallace's death.
"Who do you think you are?" with Pen-y-Bryn School
Pupils of Pen-y-Bryn school have created this vibrant exhibition by delving in to the lives of their relatives. The display explores the working lives of a range of Swansea men and women from dock workers to soldiers, shop workers to bus drivers. Come and explore the jobs they did, the clothes they wore and the food they ate in this family friendly exhibition.Pen-y-Bryn school, which has a unit for autistic pupils, educates pupils, aged 3-19, who have a wide range of additional learning needs.
Second Saturday of Each Month
Glamorgan Young Archaeologists' Club (Suitable for ages 9 - 16)
10.30am - 1.30pm
The club is an excellent way to explore the past and make new friends. Glamorgan YAC is based at Swansea Museum and offers a range of activities from arts and crafts, guest speakers and games, to finds recording and washing, site surveying and field trips. To find out more about becoming a member or to join please email firstname.lastname@example.org
Christmas Craft workshop
10am – 1pm and 2pm – 4pm