National Slate Museum in Llanberis, Gwynedd, North Wales

  • National Slate Museum Llanberis, Gwynedd LL55 4TY

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Everything is about slate in this museum which is right next to Llanberis at the shores of Llyn Padarn. From there whole mountain sides have been "converted" to slate in all shapes and sizes. But because you were in North Wales they had to do everything "in house". So there was a huge water wheel which provided power via the shaft at the rear throughout all those toolsheds where they had a foundry for the smaller parts and tools, a proper big fou...(more)
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