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Welsh Slate Museum


From craftsmanship to community, the national slate museum tells the story of the Slate
Industry in Wales. Stunning introductory film; daily slate splitting demonstrations; Una the quarry engine; giant waterwheel, quarrymen's homes - Fron Haul and the Chief Engineer House and much more. Children's Play Area, Cafe and Gift Shop on site. Exciting events programme


National Slate Museum Llanberis
Padarn Country Park
LL55 4TY

Tel: 01286 870630
Fax: 01286 871906

E-Mail | Website


  • Welcome Host
  • Toilets
  • School Parties
  • Play Area
  • Picnic Area
  • Parking
  • Giftshop
  • Education Room
  • Coach Parties
  • Catering
  • Baby Changing Facility
  • All Weather
  • Access Statement


  • Attractions of Snowdonia



This attraction is Visitor Attraction Quality Assurance Service (VAQAS) approved.

Visit the VAQAS website for more details ...


This is a free attraction

Note: Admission is free. Offers avalible are 10% of the museum cafe.

Opening Times

National Slate Museum Llanberis
20th Mar - 31st Oct
  M T W T F S S
10:00 - 17:00YesYesYesYesYesYesYes
1st Nov - 19th Mar
  M T W T F S S
10:00 - 16:00YesYesYesYesYesYes


Part of: Museum & Gallery, Historical, Culture & Heritage categories

How do I find National Slate Museum Llanberis?

Located in Padarn Country Park - off the A4086. From the A55 take J1 onto A5 and then onto A4244 AND Llanberis. From the midlands, take the A5 from the M54. From South Wales take the A470.

Public Transport

Railway - Bangor

nearest events

nearby attractions

Food and drink

Snowdon Summit Cafe / Hafod Eryri

Snowdon Summit Cafe / Hafod Eryri

Snowdonia Mountains and Coast


approx. 2 miles from
National Slate Museum Llanberis

Caban Cafe

Caban Cafe

Snowdonia Mountains and Coast


approx. 2 miles from
National Slate Museum Llanberis