Lamp Unlockers

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Did you know that in order to go underground, lamps had to be locked? Some lamps were then unlocked using a strong magnet.
 
Here's a few of our current collection of lamp unlockers - do any look familiar to you?

If you would like to discover more about miners' lamps and their history, book online to visit our brand new exhibition, A Light in the Darkness, on our Overground Tour.

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