Coal Magazine

Discover how this mid-twentieth century publication provided an entertaining link between the coalfields, mineworkers and their families…

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All Weather

Come rain or shine, turn your day out into a unique adventure at NCMME! Whether it's 140m beneath the surface or exploring the galleries above ground, you’ll never be stuck for ideas!

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Dig deep & donate
your free time…

The Museum has a number of diverse volunteer roles for both skilled and enthusiastic individuals - view our latest vacancies and help us to ‘Keep the History of Coal Mining Alive’.

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What's on…

Mini Miner Mondays

Bring your group of pre-schoolers to the National Coal Mining Museum and participate in storytelling, rhymes and songs as we move around the galleries.

Special Exhibition: The Path of the Ponies

From finding suitable ponies to their conditions underground, from galas to eventual retirement, the pit ponies continue to capture the imagination of all ages. This exhibition explores the world of the industry pit ponies and horses.

Summer Holiday fun!

Join us for a range of fun activities for all the family throughout the summer holidays!

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Meet us at the coalface…