What's On

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.

Sakubei Yamamoto Exhibition

Discover the new Community Art Space and see the fascinating work of Sakubei Yamamoto, world renowned Japanese painter.

Donation Days

On the 1st day of every month we will be holding a NEW Donation Day where members of the public can come along with objects that they want to donate to the Museum.

Hope Pit Explore

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

Blacksmiths Demos

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

Santa Underground

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

Christmas Experience

Get in the festive spirit in the run up to Christmas, while you're visiting the Museum, with our selection of outdoor gift stalls, festive food & activities in the Pit Yard.

Christmas Lunches

It's never too early to book! Join us for delicious, locally sourced Christmas Lunches.

Christmas Parties

Why not get ahead and book us as your Xmas Party destination with a difference. Join us for a truly memorable Xmas Party location!

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.

Volunteer Recruitment Day

Book your place on our upcoming Volunteer Recruitment Day and find out about volunteering at the Museum.

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