What's On

Share your memories about Coal Nationalisation

Do you know someone who lived and worked in the mining industry pre and post nationalisation in 1947? Attend one of our three memory collection events where we want to encourage visitors to share their memories of Nationalisation.

Wacky Wednesdays

Join us for free every Wednesday in term time with your under 5s from 10:15am - 11:00am for singing, story telling and craft activities.

Heroes & Heroines Exhibition

Explore the real lives of people who went beyond the call of duty and add your own heroes and heroines to the Museum's archives.

After the Coal Dust Exhibition

‘After the Coal Dust’ is a new photographic exhibition with photos taken by John, Bridget and Freya Gill.

Wyrm Wednesday!

Join the Coalshed Poets for FREE family activities based on the Wakefield Wyrm story.

International Women's Day @ Pit

An afternoon of music and poetry with inspirational speakers and guests to celebrate International Women's Day 2017.

Coalshed Poets

Want to improve your creativity skills, or meet like-minded poetry fans? Join Coalshed Poets, a regular event for people who would like to develop skills in performance poetry.

See How They Run

Our annual moving machinery day is back, celebrating British Science Week.

Mother's Day @ Caphouse

Treat Mum this Mother's Day to a special luncheon at the National Coal Mining Museum.

Mini Miner Mondays

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.

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