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’ is a new photographic exhibition with photos taken by John, Bridget and Freya Gill.
Visit our new special exhibition from 3rd April as we commemorate 70 years since the nationalisation of the coalmining industry.
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.
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.
Here at the National Coal Mining Museum we have lots of activities for all the family to enjoy together, and it's all FREE!
Join us on Monday 3rd April for the official opening of our new special exhibition 'By the People, For the People'
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.
Join us for our craft, gifts and fresh produce fair! Sample Yorkshire produce as you visit our stands.
We are delighted to welcome back the Yorkshire Geological Society for their annual FREE family event here at the Museum.
Browse for vintage treasure at Fox & Moon Vintage Antique Fair
Meet the author of the most comprehensive book on the Yorkshire Coalfield, Eddie Downes.
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.