What's On

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.

Technical Tours

Get all the nitty-gritty details about mining in our monthly Technical Tour.

Caphouse Creators

8-14 year olds are invited to get creative at our monthly club, learning new skills and practical techniques!

Bradford Pit Exhibition

Explore memories of Bradford Pit in Manchester through a series of etchings and woodcuts created by Gorton Visual Arts.

Home Educator Sessions

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

Heritage Walk

Enjoy the shades, sights and sounds of Autumn as we discover shadows of our mining past in a landscape reclaimed by nature in this two hour circular walk from the museum.

Volunteer Open Day

Join us on Thursday 30th January to find out how you could join our talented volunteer team here at the National Coal Mining Museum!

Pithead Bath Explore

Join us on an interactive tour lead by volunteers around the Pithead Baths.

Volunteer Taster Sessions

Can't make our Volunteer Open Day on the 30th January? Then come along to our Taster Session on Monday 17th - Friday 21st February from 10am-2pm.

British Science Week

See our explosive Science Show when you join us for British Science Week!

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.

Half Term @ Pit

This Half Term join us as we celebrate 100 years of miners welfare and get hands-on with our activities with a mining twist!

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