What's On

Seaside @ Pit

It's all going on this Summer at the National Coal Mining Museum. Bring the family and make a day of it!

Leafers at 't Pit

Come join our Land Rover enthusiasts at t'pit and show your Leafers, raising money for the National Coal Mining Museum for England.

Remember Where You Came From

Yew Tree Theatre presents “Remember Where You Came From” A poignant and enlightening account of the history of mining.

Hope Pit Explore

Discover our Hope Pit site with our team of volunteers including the Lister-Kaye roadway.

Sally & Martha's Drama Workshop

Come and join Sally and Martha to explore the mining heritage of Victorian times. For children with Special Educational Needs.

Mary & Peggy's Drama Workshop

Come and join Mary & Peggy to explore the mining heritage of the pit village. For children with Special Educational Needs.

Blacksmiths Demos

Visit our resident Blacksmiths at Hope Pit Workshop and find out more about this traditional craft.

Heritage Open Days @ Pit

Join us for Heritage Open Days on the weekends of 8th/9th Sept & 15th/16th Sept and take a behind the scenes tour of the coal screens.

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.

Santa Underground

Visit Santa in his underground grotto & get your Christmas off to a magical start.

Donation Days

On the 1st Tuesday of every month we hold a Donation Day where members of the public can come along with mining related items or books that they want to donate to the Museum.

Say It Loud : How Posters Talk To Us

Drawing from a largely unseen collection, ‘Say it Loud’ is a new exhibition which investigates the techniques and devices used by poster designers.

Christmas Lunches

Enjoy a delicious 3 course festive luncheon at the Museum this Christmas.

Christmas Parties

Join us this Christmas for an amazing party atmosphere!

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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