Digitised
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
Adventure

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…

On Behalf of the People

A new play by Ray Castleton - a rich, engaging story of a post-war mining family coming to terms with life and love in their rapidly changing world. Part of our #Nationalisation70 commemorations.

Wacky Wednesdays

Join us for free every Wednesday in term time with your under 5s from 10:15am - 11:00am for singing, story telling and craft activities.

Mini Miner Mondays

Book one of our Mini Miner Monday sessions and 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.

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Meet us at the coalface…