Family Science Day : See How They Run
Family Science Day : 'See How They Run'
British Science Week
Sunday 18th March from 11am
Our annual moving machinery day is back on Sunday the 18th March.
About British Science Week 2018 British Science Week, run by the British Science Association is a ten-day celebration of science, technology, engineering and maths, featuring entertaining and engaging events and activities across the UK for people of all ages.
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Come along for a great family day out
- Walk or catch the train to Hope Pit (small fee applies).
- Take part in exciting hands-on science experiments with our Education Team who’ll be looking at how we get coal from underground.
- See some of our big machines running including the Dosco Roadheader and Ace Coal Cutter & Steam Winding Engine & talk to our team about them.
- Listen to horsekeeper talks about our horses and ponies & ask questions about how ponies were used at pits in the past.
- Also do try our special See How They Run underground tour (£4 per person charge) when you can see some of the underground machines working. Available to book on the day.