National Waterfront Museum

National Waterfront Museum
Oystermouth Road, Swansea, Abertawe, SA1 3RD

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3D Space Show

Join AstroCymru for this lively, hands-on science spectacle that will take you on journey around our solar system and beyond.

Fri 13 Jan 2017

Festive Film: The Nightmare Before Christmas 3D

The Nightmare Before Christmas jumps off the screen in jaw-dropping splendour in this 3D adventure.

Heritage, Protection and Military Necessity

Join Dr Nigel Pollard (Swansea University) for this fascinating talk as he examine the Monuments Men and the allied bombing of Pompeii from August to September 1943.

Lazy Crafternoons: Upcycled Shopping Bag

Upcycle used curtains and t-shirts then transform them into a bespoke stylish shopping or shoulder bag.

Mari Lwyd Puppets

Celebrate this unusual ancient Welsh winter custom that includes a horse’s skull by making your own quirky Mari Lwyd puppet.

Sat 7 Jan 2017

Sun 8 Jan 2017

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Marina Market

Delicious fresh food and beautiful hand crafted goods, the Marina Market takes place in Dylan Thomas Square, right next to the Museum.

Munitionettes and Canary Girls

Women were recruited to work in the munitions factories during the First World War. They were nicknamed Munitionettes or Canary Girls. The work in these factories was heavy and dangerous. Even though the job was hazardous the women had a new found freedom both in and out of the factories.

Nelson: his life and legacy

A talk in memory of Sid Kidwell, Citizen Historian. With Dr Leighton James.

Sat 14 Jan 2017

Out of the Darkness

Join Andrew Lound as he traces the history of the discovery of Pluto, and the exploration of this distant world by the New Horizons spacecraft.

Sat 14 Jan 2017

Oxford Model Cars

Discover the story behind the Swansea company Oxford Diecast. From cars to tractors and planes, find out how these fantastic models are made. See if you can pick your favourite from the many examples on display.

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Pirate Ship’s Surgeon

Meet our ship’s surgeon to hear gory tales from the high seas.

Pirate Weekend

As we celebrate the Year of Legends,go pirate crazy this weekend with:

Sat 28 Jan 2017

Sun 29 Jan 2017

Santes Dwynwen – Love Bugs

Drop in to make a cute love bug to celebrate this ancient Welsh love tradition.

Science Cafe

Sit back, relax and listen or get involved in the discussion and debate.

Wed 25 Jan 2017

Thrifty Kids: Recycled Milk Carton Elephant

Decorate an old plastic milk bottle to turn it into a super cute elephant friend.

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Toddler Time Monthly Movies: The Gruffalo’s Child (U: 2011)

Enjoy a free, fun movie screening each month exclusively for preschool children and their parents or carers.


  • 5 stars
  • 2008
  • US
  • 103 min
  • U
  • Directed by: Andrew Stanton
  • Cast: Ben Burtt, Elissa Knight, Jeff Garlin, Fred Willard, John Ratzenberger, Kathy Najimy, Sigourney Weaver, MacInTalk

Inspired by sci-fi classics from the 1960s and 70s, Pixar have created a post-apocalyptic story set in a future in which the Earth has been abandoned by humankind, where a solitary robot named WALL-E executes his now pointless trash collecting programme. At its heart this is a very sweet romantic comedy, and that's what…

Sun 15 Jan 2017

Waste Not! Want Not!

From rag rugs and dust in the Victorian era, to ‘Make Do and Mend’ during the Second World War, recycling has always been around in one form or another. Here you can see some amazing and practical objects made in countries all over the World, including Wales. Discover the journey your household rubbish takes after it has…

…and 80 more dates until 5 Mar 2017

When Dai Became Tommy

Welsh soldiers fought on every battlefield on which British forces were engaged. Wherever Welsh soldiers fought, there were miners amongst them. A lot of them served as Tunnellers on the Western Front. These miners fought their own private war under, rather than in the trenches.

…and 45 more dates until 29 Jan 2017

When Dai became Tommy

The story of the Welsh miners who fought their war beneath the trenches of the Western Front rather than in them.

Sat 21 Jan 2017

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