National Coal Mining Museum
The National Coal Mining Museum for England provides a great day out with a unique opportunity to travel 140 metres underground down one of Britain’s oldest working mines. Situated in a rural setting, it offers an unusual combination of exciting experiences, whilst providing a genuine insight into the hard-working lives of miners through the ages.
- There is lots to see and do including:
- Underground Tours and Furnace Shaft
- Meet the Ponies in the stable yard.
- Discover our Special Exhibition
- Enjoy a stroll around the Nature Trail
- ‘Little Diggers’ under 5s soft play area
- Explore our Galleries and original Colliery Buildings
- Interactive displays and activities at Hope Pit and Hope Store
- Visit the Shop, Cafe and Picnic Area
Opening Times: Daily from 10am until 5pm (closed 1st January and 24th-26th December annually).
Costs: Parking and admission to the Museum and Underground Tours is free, tours run regularly from 10am until 3.15pm.
Please note; If you are going on an underground tour, you will be asked to purchase a ‘check’ for the refundable cost of £2.50.
Photo Credits: © Copyright National Coal Mining Museum
For further information please visit: http://www.ncm.org.uk