National Slate Museum

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National Slate Museum: Museum building is sited in the Victorian workshops built in the shadow of Elidir mountain, site of the vast Dinorwig quarry. Close-up exploration of the largest working waterwheel in mainland Britain. Slate-splitting demonstrations by craftsmen revealing the skills and artistry of generations of quarry workers. The perilous ups and downs of a 19th-century incline plane, a unique, award-winning restoration of the machinery that transported slate. A fascinating tour of the workshops, iron and brass foundry, forges, loco shed and the waterpowered machinery that made the tools for quarrying slate.

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Opening times (Easter - October):
MondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFridaySaturdaySunday
10:00 - 17:0010:00 - 17:0010:00 - 17:0010:00 - 17:0010:00 - 17:0010:00 - 17:0010:00 - 17:00

Opening times (November - Easter):
MondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFridaySaturdaySunday
10:00 - 16:0010:00 - 16:0010:00 - 16:0010:00 - 16:0010:00 - 16:0010:00 - 16:00-

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Free

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Address: National Slate Museum, Llanberis, Gwynedd, LL55 4TY, UK
Phone: +44 1286 870630

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