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Plan Your Visit

National Slate Museum

Shop and Museum temporary closure

The shop building will be closed between Sunday 25 January and Monday 2 February 2015 in order to carry out essential maintenance and re-fitting. 

This site will be CLOSED on Thursday and Friday 29 and 30 January 2015, due to staff training. We apologise for any inconvenience caused.

Opening Hours

Easter - End of October: 10.00am - 5.00pm, daily.

Beginning of November - Easter: 10.00am - 4.00pm, closed Saturdays.


National Slate Museum
Llanberis, Gwynedd
LL55 4TY

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Contact Us

Phone: (029) 2057 3700

Food & Drink

The Ffowntan café serves a variety of refreshments from sandwiches and home-made soup to cakes, treats and hot meals.

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Group Visits

National Slate Museum welcomes group visits and aims to provide an enjoyable and rewarding experience.

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Year round demonstrations and talks particularly suited to families include slate splitting demonstrations by our friendly quarrymen and talks about UNA the quarry engine — where you can see how an engine actually works.

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Ample parking nearby, for cars and coaches. Please note there is a charge for the carpark