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OPEN WEEK THURSDAY - 5 things to do!

10th Mehefin 2021

Happy Thursday everyone! Another day means another chance to take part in some amazing events and offers as part of the National Lottery’s Open week. To take part, all you have to do is show the participating venue your National Lottery ticket. It’s their way of saying thank you for playing the National Lottery and funding their amazing projects. Ready to see 5 offers that are available today? Let’s go…

Arundel Museum – discount on entry

Discover the story of Arundel by visiting Arundel Museum. The castle, the river and its people.

People have lived and worked around Arundel for thousands of years. On display in their modern gallery are objects that tell the story of the town.

Visit the Museum this week for the special price of £2 per person, or £5 for a family, with a National Lottery ticket.

Find out more here:

Museum of Free Derry – Free Entry

The Museum of Free Derry is the people’s story of government oppression, the struggle for civil rights, the descent into conflict, Free Derry and Bloody Sunday.

The stories are from those most affected and involved in the events. Find out more about Free Derry here:

National Waterways Museum Ellesmere Port - Free Admission

Celebrating it's 45th anniversary this year, the museum sits where the Shropshire Union Canal meets the Manchester Ship Canal and the River Mersey.

The museum celebrates the UK’s boating history and holds over fifteen thousand objects and over fifty boats from large vessels to small narrowboats.

With a National Lottery ticket, you can get free admission to the National Museum. A family ticket normally costs £25.

You can enjoy the peaceful settings and the outdoor play area. There is also a waterside café too

Find out about The National Waterways Museum’s offer here:

Fyvie Castle, Garden & Estate, Scotland

Fyvie Castle, Garden & Estate - Free Entry

Fyvie Castle, Garden & Estate is a magnificent fortress and example of Scots baronial architecture filled to the brim with antiques and oddities collected over 800 years by the five families who called this home, some of whom are still said to haunt this place.

You can admire the impressive portrait collection, the racquet court, bowling alley and enjoy a walk around the beautiful grounds.

On Thursday 10th and Friday 11th June, National Lottery ticket holders can enjoy free entry.

Find out how to visit Fyvie Castle by clicking here:

National Museum Cardiff, Wales

National Museum Cardiff – 20% discount in gift shop

Last but not least, anyone who visits a National Museums Wales museum and shows a National Lottery ticket is able to receive a 20% discount in our gift shops.

At the National Museum Cardiff, you can enjoy:

• Finding out everything about the life of a Welsh icon at the Becoming Richard Burton exhibition (open until 3 October 2021);

• Visiting the inspiring artworks of the Artes Mundi 9 exhibition (open until 5 September 2021);

• Visiting our Evolution of Wales and Natural Science galleries on the ground floor;

Please note, all visitors entering the site will need to have booked a free ticket in advance. You can book your ticket here: