Set in the extensive stableblock of Penrhyn Castle, the museum houses a fine collection of historic locomotives and model railways including originals from the Penrhyn Quarry Railway and the Dinorwic Railway.
- Souvenir Shop
- Part disabled access
Penrhyn Castle Bangor Gwynedd LL57 4HT
Sat-Sun 4 Jan-9 Feb 1100-1500; Daily 15 Feb-1 Nov 1030-1700. Sat-Sun 7 Nov-27 Dec 1100-1600.
By Bus: 5, 5X
By Rail: Bangor / 3 miles
Discover the different steam engines and trucks that helped to transport everything, from the quarrymen to the colliery wastes, and made mining easier.
Among the many fascinating engines, the museum displays Fire Queen a 4ft gauge 0-4-0 coupled and Charles a 1ft 10¾in. 0-4-0 saddle tank, probably are the most famous engines on display.
Throughout the year there are special events on which you can explore the exciting collection of railway memorabilia of the 19th and 20th century that are exhibited within the magnificent walls of Penrhyn Castle.