National Slate Museum, Llanberis

4.6
#1 of 7 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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  • A well laid out museum with some moving parts and sound effects which made the whole thing come to life. The water wheel was so much more interesting as it was still working. It was also free to enter...  more »
  • We coupled this visit with a ride on the Llanberis steam train, which is a seperate review. The parking at the museum is £4 but entry to the museum is free. The staff in the shop were welcoming and in...  more »
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  • Amazing place to visit with the kids and free entry which is very rare these days. Steam engines, great engineering displays, live slate demonstrations where you can have a go! Kids loved it.
  • Great place to visit very interesting and the guys doing the practical demonstrations where fun and engaging. A must do attraction in Wales
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