What's On

Wacky Wednesdays

Join us for free every Wednesday in term time with your under 5s from 10:15am - 11:00am for singing, story telling and craft activities.

After the Coal Dust Exhibition

‘After the Coal Dust’ is a new photographic exhibition with photos taken by John, Bridget and Freya Gill.

Donation Days

On the 1st day of every month we will be holding a NEW Donation Day where members of the public can come along with objects that they want to donate to the Museum.

Coalshed Poets

Want to improve your creativity skills, or meet like-minded poetry fans? Join Coalshed Poets, a regular event for people who would like to develop skills in performance poetry.

School's Out : Easter Holidays

Here at the National Coal Mining Museum we have lots of activities for all the family to enjoy together, and it's all FREE!

We Also Served

A specially commissioned piece of promenade theatre, inspired by the lives of the Bevin Boys who served in the coalmines during WWII. Delivered in partnership with Theatre Royal Wakefield's Young Company, IN ON THE ACT.

Yorkshire Geology Day

We are delighted to welcome back the Yorkshire Geological Society for their annual FREE family event here at the Museum.

Mini Miner Mondays

Book one of our Mini Miner Monday sessions and bring your group of pre-schoolers to the National Coal Mining Museum and participate in storytelling, rhymes and songs as we move around the galleries.

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