As they tell the tales of their mining careers and the men, women, children, animals and equipment that worked the coal mines for centuries before them. Hear how mining lingo, hardships and dangers shape how we live our lives today.More info
Find out about the story of coal and how it changed our nation forever. Unearth the stories of life as a coal miner at work and home. See how mining tools and machinery evolved over 200 years.More info
Meet our horse and ponies, let off steam in the adventure playground then wander through acres of woods, with a stream and cascade fed from expansive reed beds and incredible water treatment ponds.More info
All visitors to the museum will need to pre-book a slot for you and those in your bubble your visiting with. There is a £2.10 booking charge and they are spaced in 10 minute slots.More info
Grab your activity kit and set off on an adventure, uncovering the museum’s hidden treasures.
Illuminate the Darkness! Decorate your own glass lamp using decoupage and wire your own electrical circuit to light it up.
This Christmas, before Santa goes down your chimney, he is going to the mine!