Underground Tours

Get kitted out with your hard hat and battery lamp, then descend 140m underground to discover the harsh realities of coal mining through the centuries…

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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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For Families, For everyone

The Museum is family-friendly, and aims to provide an enjoyable and informative experience for everyone. You can always be sure of a warm Yorkshire welcome.

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What's on

Grafters: Industrial Society in Image and Word

From 13th May through to 1st September 2019, the National Coal Mining is thrilled to be the new home of Ian Beesley’s ‘Grafters: Industrial Society in Image and Word’, an exhibit that explores scenes of industrial life in 19th, 20th and 21st century Britain.

Seaside @ Pit

Up at Hope Pit, travel back in time to the 1960s to see how miners spent their summer holidays!

Wacky Wednesday Seaside Special

Under 5s and their carers are invited to join us on a train ride to our museum beach for a session of summer-themed activities!

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Meet us at the coalface…