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Caught the steam train to the end of the line with the aim of walking back to the Slate museum and... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Goodwick, United Kingdom
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Very interesting museum and it is free admission too. Alot of the old instruments and medical... read more

Reviewed September 13, 2018
United kingdom
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| Llanberis, Caernarfon LL55 4TY, Wales
+44 300 111 2333
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Caught the steam train to the end of the line with the aim of walking back to the Slate museum and came across this little educational gem. The hospital is well laid out with plenty of information on all of the objects on show ,...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed September 13, 2018

Very interesting museum and it is free admission too. Alot of the old instruments and medical register have gone from a few years ago when we last visited and they have a small photocopy of part of the register which showed the injurys at the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 12, 2018

We visited the Quarry Hospital Museum after the National Slate Museum. They are about five minutes walk apart and the same car park serves both. The Quarry Hospital was build for the use of the slate workers and at one point had its own doctor...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Sarah J
Reviewed September 5, 2018

Overlooking the town of Llanberis in the hillside of Padarn County Park this quaint little museum is wonderful to visit. It is well preserved and you can view the medical equipment used to help the miners during periods of illnesses or sickness. It has a...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 3, 2018 via mobile

Really interesting and great to see how the hospital would of worked. Views when you get up there are amazing as well and it's dog friendly

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 31, 2018 via mobile

Found the hospital very interesting and was nice to look back on older times. I would definitely recommend and it’s free and some lovely views over the water as your getting to the top.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Jodie W
Reviewed August 27, 2018 via mobile

Free museum near the Llanberis Slate quarry. Very interesting giving history of the slate industry and the hospital. Some very nice walks around the quarry area and along the lake.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank MikeT23
Reviewed August 22, 2018

A beautifully preserved, old hospital. Brim full of history and of special interest to 'older' nursing and Medical staff. It gives a real insight to the difficult working conditions endured by the quarry men. We are local, so have visited many many times-but find something...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank 722bill
Reviewed August 21, 2018

Lovely museum about the quarry hospital, set up and funded by the workers to offer healthcare. A really well thought-out site, reached via a picturesque walk from the slate museum. Surprisingly good for kids, especially if they like all the gory stuff from Horrible Histories....More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Charlie L
Reviewed August 14, 2018 via mobile

Having visited the mine and its museum, it was interesting to see how the miners worked together to help each other when one got injured. Some of the splints and medical instruments looked pretty scary but they were actually pretty up to date for the...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Response from DIYMe | Reviewed this property |
Best bet is to call them 0300 111 2 333 or email them slate@museumwales.ac.uk Although their website says the museum site is open Easter - End of October: 10.00am - 5.00pm, daily. Beginning of November - Easter: 10.00am... More