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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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…

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 through portraits of miners from around the world.

STEM Teacher Taster Day

Bring your families along to enjoy our special activities for British Science Week and discover the exciting range of STEM learning opportunities on offer at the Museum.

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Meet us at the coalface…