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…More info
Discover how this mid-twentieth century publication provided an entertaining link between the coalfields, mineworkers and their families…More info
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!More info
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’.More info
Join us for free every Wednesday in term time with your under 5s from 10:15am-11:am for singing, story telling and craft activities.
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.
From finding suitable ponies to their conditions underground, from galas to eventual retirement, the pit ponies continue to capture the imagination of all ages. This exhibition explores the world of the industry pit ponies and horses.