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National Slate Museum

Attraction - Museum

Llanberis, Gwynedd, LL55 4TY, United Kingdom

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This is one of a series of more detailed reviews for the National Slate Museum.

There was a housing boom in the C19th when terraces of stone houses were built to accommodate the families of the...

This is one of a series of more detailed reviews for the National Slate Museum.

One of the rooms in the National Slate Museum has a wonderful collection of black and white photographs showing slate...

This is one of a series of more detailed reviews for the National Slate Museum.

Inclines are a distinctive feature of the Welsh Quarrying industry and were used to carry slate from the quarries...

This is one of a series of more detailed reviews for the National Slate Museum.

The workshops take up one side of the museum. There would originally have been two smithies here; one housing six...

This is one of a series of more detailed reviews for the National Slate Museum.

The foundry was the heart of the workshop where all the metal parts were cast, from fly wheels to parts for machinery...

Although the National Slate Museum is in the C19th Dinorwic Quarry workshops, it has remarkably good disabled access.

There are disabled toilets in the cafe building.

There are disabled car parking...

The rapid development of towns during the Industrial Revolution led to to an enormous demand for slate for roofs of houses and factories. Welsh Slate was highly prized as the best as it was very...