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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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…

Lantern Trail

One mile enchanted walk for the whole family with spectacular firework finale. In aid of Forget Me Not Children's Hospice.

A Share of a Pensioner's Christmas 'Bonus'

A special exhibition about how acts of generosity by total strangers made Christmas possible for families of striking miners in 1984. Part of a project to explore and share the spirit of Christmas within our local community.

Santa Underground

Visit Santa in his underground grotto & get your Christmas off to a magical start.

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