Covid-19 Virus

Our Café is now open with indoor and outdoor seating and the museum and Mine Tours have resumed normal opening (i.e. Saturday and Sunday)

The Covid-19 rules now mandate masks indoors, we appreciate your cooperation.

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Apedale Heritage Centre

"Bringing Britain's Great Industries Back to Life"

Queens Award for Voluntary ServiceOur team of enthusiastic volunteers aim to preserve and record the history and industries of the Apedale Valley and the surrounding communities. Based at the site of a former coal mine, we offer authentic underground tours, complemented by our museum and café. The Apedale Valley Railway operates at the same site, adding to a great family visit. More info...

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  • Christmas and New Year Opening 2021

    Christmas and New Year Opening 2021

    This year we’re going to be closing earlier then usual on the 23rd December for our Christmas Break. We’ll be closed on Christmas Eve, Christmas …[More...]
  • Ben’s Visit to the Surface Gallery

    Ben’s Visit to the Surface Gallery

    Yesterday we welcomed Ben with his grandparents, as the first wheelchair user in our surface mine display based on a training gallery formerly used at …[More...]
  • Mine Tours Return

    Mine Tours Return

    The news we’ve all been waiting for… we’re finally able to restart the underground mine tours! We’ve consulted with the powers that be and have …[More...]