Sygun Copper Mine


(North Wales Museums and Arts)


LL55 4NE
Beddgelert
Gwynedd
Wales
01766 890595
sygunmine@hotmail.com
www.syguncoppermine.co.uk


Winner of the Prince of Wales award for tourism, Sygun Copper Mine is one of the wonders of Wales a remarkable and impressive example of how our precious industrial heritage can be reclaimed, restored and transformed into an outstanding attraction.


Sygun Copper Mine is one of the wonders of Wales - a remarkable and impressive example of how our precious industrial heritage can be reclaimed, restored and transformed into an outstanding family attraction.

Come and see Snowdonia's famous stalactites and stalagmites and learn and discover with our audio-visual presentations and multi-lingual interpretation.

The mine, a unique modern day reminder of 19th century methods of ore extraction and processing, is situated in the glorious Gwynant Valley - the heart of the stunning Snowdonia National Park.

Our self-guided audiovisual tours allow you to explore the old workings on foot, in complete safety. There are winding tunnels and large, colourful chambers, magnificent stalactite and stalagmite formations and copper ore veins which contain traces of gold, silver and other precious metals.

Sygun offers a rare opportunity for those with a sense of adventure and curiosity, from the young to the elderly, to discover for themselves the wonders it still shelters after being abandoned in 1903.

n wales sygun2Our self-guided audiovisual tours allow you to explore the old workings on foot. There are winding tunnels and large, colorful chambers, magnificent stalactite and stalagmite formations and copper ore veins which contain traces of gold, silver and other precious metals.


The Audio presentation with special lightening and sound effects provide an enjoyable, interesting and realistic glimpse into the life of a Victorian copper miner. Sygun offers a rare opportunity for those with a sense of adventure and curiosity, to discover for themselves the wonders it still shelters after being abandoned in 1903.

Opening times

10th February - 10th November
27th Dec - 2nd Jan
9.30 - 5pm BST
10am - 4pm BWT



 

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