Seaside @ Pit

Seaside @ Pit!

From 20th July - 1st September
£5 per car*

This summer, there's so much to do at the National Coal Mining Museum you may need to come twice! Up at Hope Pit, grab your bucket and spade and travel back in time to the 1960s to see how miners spent their summer holidays.

Dig deep and uncover a summer of fun, enjoying beach games and learning what a treat it was to go on holiday.


All through the summer holidays, not only will we have a huge sandpit for you to come and explore, but we will be welcoming donkeys, hosting summer crafts, delving into history with our living history interpreters and firing up the barbecue.

So grab that bucket and spade and experience what is sure to be a thoroughly British summer event!

*The £5 per car charge is for access to the train and the beach and does not include the underground tour.  

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