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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...

Events at Apedale

  1. AVLR: Tracks to Trenches III

    July 13 @ 10:30 am - July 15 @ 5:30 pm
  2. AVLR: Teddy Bear’s Outing

    August 11 @ 11:30 am - August 12 @ 4:00 pm
  3. AVLR: Classic Cars and Steam Day

    August 26 @ 11:30 am - 4:00 pm
  4. AVLR: Diesel Delights

    October 6 @ 10:30 am - October 7 @ 4:00 pm
  5. AVLR: Halloween Spooky Specials

    October 27 @ 11:30 am - 7:00 pm

Latest News

  • New Surface Gallery

    New Surface Gallery

    Our mining team have started erecting a training gallery that we got from Kellingley Colliery after it closed. Once it’s up and covered, it’ll be …[More...]
  • We’re a “Little Treasure”!

    We’re a “Little Treasure”!

    On Friday we were awarded the “Little Treasures of Britain” award at the 22nd Group Travel Awards, One of our trustees, Les, was on hand to …[More...]
  • 2018 Certificate of Excellence

    2018 Certificate of Excellence

    We’ve earned the 2018 Certificate of Excellence from TripAdvisor! Thanks to everyone who left reviews. If you haven’t left one, please do – lets get …[More...]

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