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
Find out why visitors rank us in the Top Five Things to do in West Yorkshire on Trip Advisor!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 is family-friendly, and aims to provide an enjoyable and informative experience for everyone. You can always be sure of a warm Yorkshire welcome.More info
Visit our resident Blacksmiths at Hope Pit Workshop and find out more about this traditional craft.
Join Maurice the Miner and Motty the Mole for our weekly (term time only) activity session for the under 5's.
Delve into the history of a working colliery at the National Coal Mining Museum! Travel back in time and discover the secrets of Peggy Thorpe, a 1940s miner’s wife, explore your creative side with our pony-themed paper crafting (weekdays only), experience the underground mine and even head outside for some fresh air in the adventure playground.