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North Wales Sights

National Slate Museum

  • A4086 Map It
  • Llanberis

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In Padarn Country Park, this museum in the old Dinorwig Slate Quarry is dedicated to what was once an important industry for the area. The museum has quarry workshops and slate-splitting demonstrations, as well as restored worker housing, all of which convey the development of the industry and the challenges faced by those who worked in it. The narrow-gauge Llanberis Lake Railway departs from here.

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Padarn Country Park, A4086, Llanberis, LL55 4TY, Wales

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Sight Details:

  • Free
  • Easter–Oct., daily 10–5; Nov.–Easter, Sun.–Fri. 10–4


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