National Slate Museum, Llanberis

4.6
#1 of 8 in Museums in Snowdonia National Park
Inside the disused 19th-century workshops where miners once toiled is National Slate Museum. The museum is part of the National Museum of Wales and sits along the European Route of Industrial Heritage. Inside the workshops, refurbished rooms set up to evoke the quarryman's daily life. Learn the history of slate and the process by which it's mined. The heavy slate was transported between buildings by the water-powered tram still functioning in the courtyard. A visit to National Slate Museum represents just the start of the adventure when you use our Llanberis trip tool to plot your vacation.
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  • Visited in August 2019, when I had my holiday in Wales. I spent a whole day in Llanberis, taking the railway to the summit and look around in the village. To be honest, it wasn't the best museum...  more »
  • Went as part of Shearings coach trip. Went on the little steam train for a good view of Snowdon. Followed by a walk around the slate museum. The staff were most helpful, we purchased a bit of slate...  more »
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  • Good experience. Interesting talk about splitting slate. Lots to see and experience. Good on a wet day. Pay and display to park the car.
  • Awesome attraction. Great displays and a huge amount of history that's so prevalent to the community today.

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