Wacky Wednesday:Rainbow

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For this week's #WackyWednesday, our friend Motty the Mole is showing his support for the NHS by making his very own rainbow out of things he finds on his daily walk! Can you make your own rainbow just like Motty? Share your creations with us in the comments below! Read more

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Working Mine

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Working Mine

Our museum is a tourist attraction, but more interestingly it is also a working mine. This means that there are lots of checks that need to be done to make sure that it is safe for us to take all of our visitors underground. Find out from Trevor about the equipment we use to monitor the mine! Read more

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George Beaumont's Coal Cigar Wagon

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George Beaumont's Coal Cigar Wagon

Recently, the National Coal Mining Museum received the donation of a cigar coal wagon. Along with the object came the wonderful story of the man who owned the coal wagon and his family. Read more

Isolate

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Isolate

In the 1950’s the National Coal Board we’re way ahead of the times and were talking about isolation. OK, it was a different kind of isolation but aren't there posters great! We’re super grateful that Dinnington Colliery though of us when they donated these posters. Read more

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