Heritage Open Days: Our Line Shaft

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Inside our workshop here at the National Coal Mining Museum is our very own line shaft - a power-driven, rotating shaft that was used for power transmission from the 19th-early 20th century. Steve joins us today to give us a rare glimpse of the line shaft in action! Read more

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Create Your Own Lamp!

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Create Your Own Lamp!

New inventions and technology often come out of problems and disasters. Learn more about the development of the flame safety lamp, and even have a go at making your own! Read more

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