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St Fagan’s National History Museum

The museum and collection

Located just outside Cardiff, the St Fagans National History Museum is an open-air museum in Wales and is Wales’ largest and most popular heritage attraction. It is home to over fifty original buildings from different historical periods and Welsh locations that have been re-erected in a 100-acre parkland. Traditional Welsh crafts and activities are demonstrated to visitors during workshops on a daily basis. The combination of national collections of archaeology and social history make this a unique witness of history. A visit to the National Museum of Wales will be a fulfilling day out for any family or school, because it tells the story of Wales in so many immersive ways.

The assignment

For this engaging museum, we have been chosen to engineer and manufacture 38 display cases of various shapes and sizes (11 different types in total), including: freestanding cases, desktop cases, recessed wall cases and cube cases. They became part of three new galleries combining Wales’ social history and archaeology collections: Wales Is..., Life Is... and Gweithdy. 

Project

St Fagan’s National History Museum

Solutions

Custom Design

Country

United Kingdom

Year

2017

Type of museum

History

Designer

Event

Scope

38 tailored showcases + Refurbishment of 20 existing cases 


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