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…

A Share of a Pensioner's Christmas 'Bonus'

A special exhibition about how acts of generosity by total strangers made Christmas possible for families of striking miners in 1984. Part of a project to explore and share the spirit of Christmas within our local community.

Santa Underground

Visit Santa in his underground grotto & get your Christmas off to a magical start.

Under 5's Christmas Fun Day

Join the Christmas fun with songs, stories, crafts and some very special guests... little ones can meet Santa and his pit ponies, Eric and Ernie!

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