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!

Digging Deep: Miners of African Caribbean Heritage

In the first ever exhibition looking at the role of immigrants in the coal industry, Digging Deep: Miners of African Caribbean Heritage explores black miners' migration memories adjusting to life in the UK.

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