Hope Pit

We'd love to have you come and explore but for just now we're closed. We hope to reopen Hope Pit on 21 July subject to the government roadmap going to plan.

Please keep an eye on this page to know when we can welcome you back. There is still loads to see in the rest of the museum.

Power House

Discover the mighty machinery that was used across the industry.

Inman Pumping House

Learn how the miners managed water underground to prevent it from being dangerous.

Electric Winding House

Meet Mr Roberts, and discover how miners were carried to work.

Blacksmith's Workshop

Visit our repair shop and see a real working forge.

Fan House

Come in and find out why clean air and good ventilation saved so many lives.

Compressor House

Discover the power of air and how it was harnessed to run machinery underground.

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