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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.

Wacky Wednesdays

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

Indoor Equestrian Table Top Sale

We have the perfect venue for this event. Whether you would like to turn some of your spare horsey items into extra cash, or maybe you just want to come to browse, everyone welcome. Free admission.

Santa Underground

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

Christmas Lunches

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

Festive Brass @ Pit

Get into the Christmas spirit and join us for traditional festive brass with Yorkshire Traction Honley Band.

Blacksmiths Demos

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

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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