A new display of photographs taken as the last shift finished at Kellingley Colliery, the last working mine in the UK to close in 2015.
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.
A special exhibition about how acts of generosity by total strangers made Christmas possible for families of striking miners in 1984. Part of a project to explore and share the spirit of Christmas within our local community.
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.
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.
Curious to learn more about your family heritage? Book a place on our FREE Family History Workshops and find out more about your ancestry.
Spooky stories based on miner's experiences. Join us next to the coalshed in Parkinson's Yard.
Get Creative & take part in the Family Arts Festival!
Come along to the FREE Science Show : explosions guaranteed!
One mile enchanted walk for the whole family with spectacular firework finale. In aid of Forget Me Not Children's Hospice.
A chance to meet other lamp collectors.
Want to improve your creativity skills, or meet like-minded poetry fans?Join Coal shed poets, a regular event for people who would like to develop skills in performance poetry.
Remember Armistice Day with a performance from Carlton Main Frickley Colliery Brass Band.
Our special exhibition launches on the 12th November & you are invited to come along for the event and share your stories.
This Remembrance Sunday be transported to the sights and sounds of the 1940’s and enjoy a delicious afternoon tea.
Join us for a very special Christmas @ Pit. There's something for everyone!
Visit Santa in his underground grotto & get your Christmas off to a magical start.
Come and get festive this November at Kirkwood Hospice's exciting Christmas Experience, hosted by the National Coal Mining Museum.
Browse for quality products at Fox & Moon Vintage Antique Fair
Join us for our new craft, gifts and fresh produce fair! Sample Yorkshire Produce as you visit our stands.
Join the Christmas fun with songs, stories, crafts and some very special guests.
Make decorations and write wishes for our Christmas tree; a chance to explore what Christmas means to you and your family.
It's never too early to book! Join us for delicious, locally sourced Christmas Lunches.
Why not get ahead and book us as your Xmas Party destination with a difference. Join us for a truly memorable Xmas Party location!
Create your own Christmas wreath to take home.
Get into the Christmas spirit and join us for traditional festive brass by Carlton Main Frickley Colliery Brass Band.
Create your own Chistmas Flower Arrangement to take home.