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CyMAL: Museums Archives and Libraries Wales

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We aim to promote and protect the culture and heritage of Wales by supporting museums, archives and libraries.

They are places of enjoyment and learning for all. We want every-one to be able to access their services 

What does CyMAL do?

Our work includes:
  • providing advice and support to local museums, archives and libraries in Wales
  • supporting and develop professional standards, expertise and skills
  • managing grant schemes for museums, archives and libraries, and provide advice on other sources of funding
  • developing research and baseline information across the sector
  • acting as the Sponsorship Division for the National Library of Wales and Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales
  • advising the Minister for Culture, Sport and Tourism on policy matters, and on the Government Indemnity Scheme and Acceptance in Lieu.