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

Celebrate our 25th birthday with us this autumn and enjoy a unique adventure, whatever the weather - Tweet us to celebrate!… #HappyBirthdayNCMME

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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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Crafty Conversations

Join our informal craft sessions in the Cafe on the first Thursday of every month from 12pm - 2pm and get crafty over a cuppa and some cake!

Wacky Wednesdays

Join us for free every Wednesday in term time with your under 5s from 10:15am-11:am for singing, story telling and craft activities.

New exhibition: Yvette Vanson 'Miners'

An exhibition to mark the end of the 1984/5 Miners' Strike. Yvette Vanson explores and communicates the political and social questions surrounding the mining industry.

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