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Other Sites of Interest / Industrial

National Slate Museum

Bringing the story of the industry that once 'roofed the world' to life. The museum vividly recreates the story of the Welsh Slate Industry. Set in the original quarry workshops, the museum lets you discover how people lived and worked in the slate quarrying communities of Wales in the past. Giant waterwheel and restored quarry steam locomotive.


  • Parking
  • Refreshments
  • Souvenir Shop
  • Part disabled access


Padarn Country Park Llanberis Gwynedd LL55 4TY

  • 0300 111 2333
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Open days

Easter-Oct Daily 1000-1700. Nov-Easter Sun-Fri closes 1600.


Wed 14th - Fri 16th Feb 2018: Model Railway Show

There are daily demonstrations, talks, and various layouts of all shapes and sizes on display – from 00 to 32mm gauge engines, as well as trade stands.…


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