North Wales Sights

National Slate Museum

  • A4086 Map It
  • Llanberis

Published 08/18/2015

Fodor's Review

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.

Sight Information


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

Published 08/18/2015


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