National Slate Museum
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A Dark Cloud Over the Woollen Industry
An exhibition looking at the effects of the First World War and its aftermath on the woolen industry in Wales.
Historical Slate by Bob Roberts
A series of composite images compiled from the historical artefacts and buildings that can still be seen in the Dinorwig slate quarry. With the passage of time, much of the in-situ evidence of our local slate heritage will deteriorate and will ultimately be lost to posterity. It is hoped that these photographs will at…
There are over 2,000 wooden patterns in the museum collection. The skilled pattern makers could produce a pattern for any metal object needed by the workshops - cogs, parts for steam engines, even the bell on the clock above the gateway to the workshops.
Mon 20 Nov
Tue 21 Nov
Wed 22 Nov
Poppies For Remembrance
A chance to explore the link between the cultural use of poppies for remembrance and their use in the natural environment.
Get set for Christmas in our special festive fun day for all the family.
Sun 26 Nov
£3.50 / 0300 111 2 333
Working for Victory: Welsh Industry and the First World War
The tens of thousands of Welshmen who went to fight in Europe during the 1914-18 war were supported by many thousands more who worked in essential industries, often joined by women for the first time in the workplace. This exhibition looks at what they produced, how it contributed to the war effort and the impact of the…