National Slate Museum

The National Slate Museum (previously known as the Welsh Slate Museum and the North Wales Quarrying Museum) is located at Gilfach Ddu, the 19th-century workshops of the now disused Dinorwic quarry, within the Padarn Country Park, Llanberis, Gwynedd. The museum is dedicated to the preservation and display of relicts of the Slate industry in Wales.

National Slate Museum
Location within Gwynedd
Established1972 (1972)
LocationLlanberis, Gwynedd, Wales
Coordinates53.1210°N 4.11510°W / 53.1210; -4.11510
TypeMining museum
WebsiteNational Slate Museum]
The great water wheel inside the museum

The museum is an anchor point of the European Route of Industrial Heritage (ERIH) and part of Amgueddfa Cymru – National Museum Wales.


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