National Museum of Wales and the Royal Mint Trip 31st October.

Join W W U3A  Trip to Royal Mint & National Museum of Wales
Tuesday 31 October 2017
4 seats available
The museum is home to Wales’s national art, geology and natural history collections as well as major touring and temporary exhibitions. The art collection is one of Europe’s finish. See five hundred years of magnificent paintings, drawings, sculpture, silver and ceramics from Wales and across the world, including one of Europe’s best collections of impressionist art. 2 short guided tours are being arranged, from which you will be asked to choose once you have booked. There is an excellent restaurant and café on site. Seehttp://www.museum.wales/cardiff
After a short drive, will visit The Royal Mint is the world’s leading export mint, making coins and medals for an average of 60 countries every year. However, its first responsibility is to make and distribute United Kingdom coins as well as supplying blanks and official medals. The Royal Mint is a government owned company with headquarters in Llantrisant, South Wales. Your visit will include a welcome presentation and guided factory experience; where you can strike your own coin (at an extra cost). It is a 1.5 to 2-hour visit. There is a café on site, plus a gift shop. Seehttp://www.royalmint.com/en/the-royal-mint-experience
 If you are interested, please contact Jean Stanford on 01225 719741 or email jean.trips@btinternet.com.   No later that Sunday 15 October
 
The cost per person is £  23.00 which includes coach, drivers tip and tours.
Thanks

Jean Stanford, West Wilts U3A

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