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…

Caphouse Colliery Coal Race

The Caphouse Colliery Coal Race is a traditional coal-carrying race for men, women and children. Show your strength and stamina!

Pass It On

Whispering Wood Folk bring the National Coal Mining Museum to life with aerial acrobatics, taking the audience on an immersive theatrical adventure.

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.

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Meet us at the coalface…