What's On

Gala Day!

Brass bands, union banners and beers. Family, friends, the fun of the fair… and the worse for wear. Come and experience the sights and sounds of Gala Day in our brand-new temporary exhibition.

Women in the Miners’ Strike

See how the women of the coalfields also played a vital part in making history during this year of struggle.

Drawn from the Pits

From the dark depths of the British mines a group of luminary artists emerged, depicting lives of mining communities in ways that could be compared to the likes of Picasso and Lowry.

Half Term: Welcome Back!

Welcome back! This half term, join us at the National Coal Mining Museum as we celebrate reopening our doors, with activities to keep the whole family entertained.

Pony Discovery Centre

Step inside our new Pony Discovery Centre to meet our three ponies and Clydesdale horse.

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