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.
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.
Get all the nitty-gritty details about mining in our monthly Technical Tour.
Get stuck into STEM with our brand new club! 8-12 year olds are invited to join us on the first Sunday of every month to explore how technology has developed throughout the mining industry.
This year is the 25th Birthday of The National Lottery, and we're excited to be taking part in the celebrations by joining the #ThanksToYou campaign!
Come along to one of our Home Educator workshops, experiencing hands-on activities covering topics including History, Science and Art!
Join us at the museum for a festive morning of song, rhyme, stories, crafts, performances and even a surprise visitor or two!
Join us this December as we live stream the Christmas Lectures straight from the Royal Institute!
Join Maurice the Miner and Motty the Mole for our weekly (term time only) activity session for the under 5's.
Visit our resident Blacksmiths at Hope Pit Workshop and find out more about this traditional craft.
Enjoy a delicious 2 or 3 course festive luncheon at the Museum this Christmas.