We'd love to have you come and explore but for just now we're closed
Hope Pit will not open when we open our first group of attractions on 5 August. 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.
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.
Visit our repair shop and see a real working forge.
Come in and find out why clean air and good ventilation saved so many lives.
Discover the power of air and how it was harnessed to run machinery underground.