Covid-19 Virus

Our Café is now open for takeout and outdoor seating.  From 17th  May indoor seating will be available, assuming that there is no change to the government plans.  After that date the museum will resume normal opening.

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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...

Upcoming Events

Latest News

  • Entrance Road Repairs Sat 15th May

    Entrance Road Repairs Sat 15th May

    On Saturday 15th there will be repair work going on the Loomer Road entrance road to the country park. Potholes and the car park ramp …[More...]
  • Surface Tours

    Surface Tours

    Saturday 17th April is the day that we re-open along with the Apedale Valley Light Railway, and it’ll be a steam service too. We’ll just …[More...]
  • Re-opening 17th April

    Re-opening 17th April

    We’re happy to announce that we will be reopening our café on Saturday 17th April, now that we are entering step 2 of the reopening …[More...]