What's On

Digging Deep: Miners of African Caribbean Heritage

In the first ever exhibition looking at the role of immigrants in the coal industry, Digging Deep: Miners of African Caribbean Heritage explores black miners' migration memories adjusting to life in the UK.

Santa Underground

SOLD OUT - Website will be updated if there are any cancellations. This Christmas, before Santa goes down your chimney he is going down the mine! Travel 140m underground to join Santa in his unique and atmospheric underground grotto where he will waiting to meet a few select children.

Technical Tours @ Pit

Get all the nitty-gritty details about mining in our monthly Technical Tour.

Caphouse Creators

8-14 year olds are invited to get creative at our monthly club, learning new skills and practical techniques!

Home Educator Sessions

Come along to one of our Home Educator workshops, experiencing hands-on activities covering topics including History, Science and Art!

Volunteer Open Day

Join us on Thursday 19th September anytime from 10am - 2pm to find out how you could join our talented volunteer team here at the National Coal Mining Museum!

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.

Christmas Lunches

Enjoy a delicious 2 or 3 course festive luncheon at the Museum this Christmas.

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