What's On

Heroes & Heroines Exhibition

Explore the real lives of people who went beyond the call of duty and add your own heroes and heroines to the Museum's archives.

A Share of a Pensioner's Christmas 'Bonus'

A special exhibition about how acts of generosity by total strangers made Christmas possible for families of striking miners in 1984. Part of a project to explore and share the spirit of Christmas within our local community.

Land Of Our Fathers Video

If you missed the fantastic comic play Land Of Our Father tour this year you can watch it in full, online from Monday 14th November.

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.

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.

Family History Workshops

Curious to learn more about your family heritage? Book a place on our FREE Family History Workshops and find out more about your ancestry.

Christmas @ Pit

Join us for a very special Christmas @ Pit. There's something for everyone!

Santa Underground

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

Under 5's Christmas Fun Day

Join the Christmas fun with songs, stories, crafts and some very special guests... little ones can meet Santa and his pit ponies, Eric and Ernie!

Christmas Wishes Family Workshop

Make decorations and write wishes for our Christmas tree; a chance to explore what Christmas means to you and your family.

Christmas Lunches

It's never too early to book! Join us for delicious, locally sourced Christmas Lunches.

Christmas Parties

Why not get ahead and book us as your Xmas Party destination with a difference. Join us for a truly memorable Xmas Party location!

Festive Brass @ Pit

Get into the Christmas spirit and join us for traditional festive brass by Carlton Main Frickley Colliery Brass Band.

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