Spot the Difference

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Spot the Difference

Can you spot the 6 differences on this painting by Tom McGuinness, which features in our new gallery 'Drawn from the Pits'? Read more

Working our Steam Winder

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One of the highlights of our Overground Tour has to be when our miners get the steam winder running for our visitors to see! Read more

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Drawn from the Pits: Eric's Favourite Painting

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One of the most exciting things about reopening has been welcoming visitors in to see our brand new art exhibition, Drawn from the Pits. The exhibition showcases the artwork of several miners-turned-artists, and today we're catching up with Eric to discover what this painting, Pit Village by Tom McGuinness, means to him. Read more

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Story from the Stores: Coal Toy

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Story from the Stores: Coal Toy

Anybody recognise this? Today's object for Story from the Stores is this mechanically operated toy coal mine, which had a small, wind up locomotive that would pull a coal tub along the track. Read more

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