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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

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.


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.

Home Educator Sessions

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

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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