Powering the Museum

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Powering the Museum

Today's video is brought to you by one of our electricians on site, Chris! Watch to discover the checks Chris needs to do to ensure that the Museum is ready for the day. Read more

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The Bevin Boys

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The Bevin Boys

Who were the Bevin Boys? Many people don't realise that, during WW2, men were conscripted to work in coal mines. In this video, discover more about the men who worked to fuel the country during those difficult years. Read more

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Drawn From the Pits

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Drawn From the Pits

From the dark depths of the British mines a group of luminary artists emerged, depicting lives of mining communities in ways that could be compared to the likes of Picasso and Lowry. See how their experiences in the mine influenced their artwork, understand why they took to art and what role it played in their lives in this special peek at our upcoming exhibition. 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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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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