Drawing from a largely unseen collection, ‘Say it Loud’ is a new exhibition which investigates the techniques and devices used by poster designers.
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.
GIVE. GROW. GET INVOLVED Have you got the skills, talent, knowledge and time which you would like to share? Then come and chat to our volunteers, ask any questions and find out how you could be part of your local communities story.
We have the perfect venue for this event. Whether you would like to turn some of your spare horsey items into extra cash, or maybe you just want to come to browse, everyone welcome. Free admission.
Come along to the FREE Science Show : explosions guaranteed!
If you are aged between 14-19 years come along to this FREE day out to learn some new skills, work with traditional tools and try something completely different with your friends.
For young people aged 14-19 years. Book this FREE two-day course to learn basic carpentry skills.
Visit Santa in his underground grotto & get your Christmas off to a magical start.
Enjoy a delicious 3 course festive luncheon at the Museum this Christmas.
Join us this Christmas for an amazing party atmosphere!
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.