Plan Your Visit

Closed 25–26 November

This Museum will be closed on 25 and 26 November for staff development days. Apologies for any inconvenience caused.

Opening Hours

Easter - October: 10.00am - 5.00pm, daily. 

November - Easter: 10.00am - 4.00pm, closed Saturdays.

For safety reasons, we reserve the right to conduct bag searches when entering the museum

Entry is free!

Location

National Slate Museum

Llanberis, Gwynedd
LL55 4TY

Map & How to Get Here

Contact Us

Phone: 0300 111 2 333
Email: slate@museumwales.ac.uk

Food & Drink

The Ffowntan café serves a variety of refreshments from sandwiches and home-made soup to cakes, treats and hot meals.

Food & Drink

Dogs

  • Dogs are not allowed into the Historic Houses or the café. (Assistance dogs are allowed)
  • Water bowls are provided at the museum entrance and by the cafe.
  • All dog-owners are offered ‘pooper-scoopers’ when entering the Museum and we appreciate your co-operation in keeping the Museum clean and safe

Group Visits

The National Slate Museum welcomes group visits and aims to provide an enjoyable and rewarding experience.

Groups

Families

Year round demonstrations and talks particularly suited to families include slate splitting demonstrations by our friendly quarrymen and talks about UNA the quarry engine — where you can see how an engine actually works.

Families

Parking

Ample parking nearby, for cars and coaches. Please note there is a charge for the carpark