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. Before you head to Llanberis, plan trip itinerary details with our user-friendly Llanberis trip tool, to make sure you see all that Llanberis has to offer, including National Slate Museum.
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  • 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 »
  • So surprised to see it was free the shop staff were very welcoming and helpful. Some area we could not access but on the whole well worth a visit. Disappointed that we could not get into all the...  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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