Newport has a rich cultural past and the museum’s permanent displays aim to reflect this.
The displays are varied and draw on all subject areas represented in the collections.
Explore prehistoric and roman Newport in the main gallery on the 1st floor where you can also find out about medieval life and the Newport Ship.
Discover Chartism and its legacy, learn about the city’s industrial heritage and follow the development of Newport into the 20th Century.
The wildlife displays showcase a range of animals you may find in your home and garden.
Visit the Museum’s balcony to explore the area’s geological past and Newport's Transporter Bridge.
The balcony is also the home of the Discovery Zone and Newport Memories, a photographic display featuring images of the City's past.
The 3rd floor art gallery is a space where you can explore Newport’s permanent art collections and visit the temporary exhibitions space.
The Museum and Art Gallery also holds events and activities – find out what’s on.