What's On

Say It Loud : How Posters Talk To Us

Drawing from a largely unseen collection, ‘Say it Loud’ is a new exhibition which investigates the techniques and devices used by poster designers.

Wacky Wednesdays

Join Maurice the Miner and Motty the Mole for our weekly (term time only) activity session for the under 5's.

Blacksmiths Demos

Visit our resident Blacksmiths at Hope Pit Workshop and find out more about this traditional craft.

Volunteer Open Day

GIVE. GROW. GET INVOLVED Have you got the skills, talent, knowledge and time which you would like to share? Then come and chat to our volunteers, ask any questions and find out how you could be part of your local communities story.

Indoor Equestrian Table Top Sale

We have the perfect venue for this event. Whether you would like to turn some of your spare horsey items into extra cash, or maybe you just want to come to browse, everyone welcome. Free admission.

Science Show

Come along to the FREE Science Show : explosions guaranteed!

Santa Underground

Visit Santa in his underground grotto & get your Christmas off to a magical start.

Christmas Lunches

Enjoy a delicious 3 course festive luncheon at the Museum this Christmas.

Christmas Parties

Join us this Christmas for an amazing party atmosphere!

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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