National Slate Museum

National Slate Museum
Caernarfon, Gwynedd, LL55 4TY
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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.

Mon 20 Nov

Free / 0300 111 2 333

Tue 21 Nov

Free / 0300 111 2 333

Wed 22 Nov

Free / 0300 111 2 333

…and 34 more dates until 31 Dec

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…

Mon 20 Nov

Free / 0300 111 2 333

Tue 21 Nov

Free / 0300 111 2 333

Wed 22 Nov

Free / 0300 111 2 333

…and 34 more dates until 31 Dec

Perfect Patterns

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

Free / 0300 111 2 333

Tue 21 Nov

Free / 0300 111 2 333

Wed 22 Nov

Free / 0300 111 2 333

…and 135 more dates until 12 Apr 2018

Poppies For Remembrance

A chance to explore the link between the cultural use of poppies for remembrance and their use in the natural environment.

Mon 20 Nov

Free / 0300 111 2 333

Tue 21 Nov

Free / 0300 111 2 333

Wed 22 Nov

Free / 0300 111 2 333

…and 34 more dates until 31 Dec

Winter Fair

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…

Mon 22 Jan 2018

Free / 0300 111 2 333

Tue 23 Jan 2018

Free / 0300 111 2 333

Wed 24 Jan 2018

Free / 0300 111 2 333

…and 172 more dates until 15 Jul 2018

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