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Welcome to the National Coal Mining Museum for England

The National Coal Mining Museum for England provides a great day out with a unique opportunity to travel 140 metres underground to explore England's last deep coalmine.

  • Meet a Miner who will guide you on an unforgettable underground adventure at Caphouse Colliery.

  • Spend the whole day here & learn about the history of coalmining and the science behind it.

  • There's so much to see and do on our 45 acre rural site, whatever the weather.

  • For families, for everyone!

  • A must-see attraction.

  • Find out why visitors rank us in the Top Five 'Things To Do' in West Yorkshire on Trip Advisor.

You can be sure of a warm Yorkshire welcome!

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