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.
See how the women of the coalfields also played a vital part in making history during this year of struggle.
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.
Join us this half term where children will be learning printing techniques, including lino-cutting, and creating their very own flag.
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.
Step inside our new Pony Discovery Centre to meet our three ponies and Clydesdale horse.