free entry (charge for cars)

How to get toNational Slate Museumcar-free

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Visit National Slate Museum car-free

The National Slate Museum is a 10-minute stroll from Llanberis Interchange.

Regular buses stop a minute away from: Bangor (bus S2, 50 mins), Betwys-y-Coed (bus S1, 40 mins), Caernarfon (bus S1, 25 mins) and Pen-y-Pass (bus S5 and bus S1, 15 mins).

There are direct trains to Bangor from: Llandudno Junction (15 mins), Hollyhead (25 mins), Chester (65 mins), Crewe (85 mins), Stafford (105 mins), Birmingham, Manchester and London. Buses leave from the train station at stop H.

Use our journey planner to get the best route from where you are.

Cyclists welcome - plan your route here

Free entry and arriving by public transport means you avoid the car park charge.

Here’s some information on accessibility on buses and trains.

About National Slate Museum

An educational, interactive museum in an old Victorian quarry dedicated to the history of the Welsh slate industry.

For any queries about visiting contact National Slate Museum on 029 20573700 or

Address: National Slate Museum, Llanberis, Gwynedd LL55 4TY. Visit Website