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National Slate Museum

Bringing the story of the industry that once 'roofed the world' to life.

The National Slate Museum in Llanberis vividly recreates the story of the Welsh Slate Industry. Set in the original quarry workshops, the museums lets you discover how people lived and worked in the slate quarrying communities of Wales in the past.

'…it is as though the quarrymen and engineers put down their tools and left the courtyard for home just hours ago...'

Explore with teacher-led activities and/or take part in a museum-led tour or workshop.

Entry is free, booking is essential. Lunch room available. Adjacent Pay and Display car park.

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