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Museum - Industrial, free entry

National Slate Museum

National Slate Museum


Shadowed by towering slate mountains, the National Slate Museum Llanberis is housed in the Industrial Victorian Workshops that once serviced and maintained the enormous Dinorwig slate quarry above it.

Baby changing facilitiesCoach parties acceptedCredit cards accepted (no fee)Disabled toiletsEducation/study areaFacilities for groupsFacilities for educational visitsGift shopOn-site cateringOn-site light refreshmentsPicnic sitePublic toiletsWelcome HostFacilities for conferencing

Children welcomeDisabled accessDogs acceptedGuided tours for groupsSmoking not allowed

Opening details

November–Easter: Open 10am-4pm Sunday-Friday.
Easter–October: Open 10am-5pm daily.


Free entry

Also at this Venue

Events at this Venue

date event
Mon 22 Jan - Sun 15 Jul Working for Victory: Welsh Industry and WW1
Fri 9 Feb - Fri 22 Jun Over the Pass - A photographic journey
Wed 28 Mar - Tue 3 Apr Easter Trails
Thu 12 Apr Perfect Patterns





Plan route to National Slate Museum using Google mapsPlan route using Google maps

Map reference: SH 585602  Lat: 53.12015 Long: -4.11585

The Museum is located in Padarn Country Park off the A4086 in Llanberis. From the A55 take J11 onto the A5 and then onto the A4244 and Llanberis. From the Midlands take the A5 from the M54 and from South Wales take the A470. When in Llanberis follow the signs for Padarn Country Park.

Parking: with charge

Accessible by Public Transport: 8 miles from Bangor station


  • Baby changing facilitiesBaby changing facilities
  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • Credit cards accepted (no fee)Credit cards accepted (no fee)
  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • Education/study areaEducation/study area
  • Facilities for groupsFacilities for groups
  • Facilities for educational visitsFacilities for educational visits
  • Gift shopGift shop
  • On-site cateringOn-site catering
  • On-site light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments
  • Picnic sitePicnic site
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Welcome HostWelcome Host
  • Facilities for conferencingFacilities for conferencing
  • Children welcomeChildren welcome
  • Disabled accessDisabled access
  • Dogs acceptedDogs accepted
  • Guided tours for groupsGuided tours for groups
  • Smoking not allowedSmoking not allowed