Monthly Archives: October 2013

Half-Term Opening

This half term we are going to open the museum every day! Unfortunately the maintenance on the mine ventilation means that we won’t be able run mine tours, but there’s still plenty to do with one of our museum quizzes and the country park to explore. The cafĂ© will be serving every day, but due […]

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Mine Maintenance

Unfortunately the mine is going to be closed for a further weekend while we finish the maintenance that we started last week. We are retro-fitting a new starter to our ventilation fan as the old starter had become unserviceable, and it’s a fairly major job. We’d been monitoring the starter’s condition for a while and […]

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Spooky goings-on!

For Halloween the AVLR are swapping steam power for scream power, with an evening of Halloween Ghost Trains! The Ghost Trains start from about 4pm and run until 8pm, normal fares apply. There will be ghostly stories and other spooky fun!

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