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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)

Please observe the current government advice for Covid-19

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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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  • Garden Railway Exhibit

    Garden Railway Exhibit

    One of our volunteers will be showing off his garden railway this weekend (26th/27th Feb). But there’s no need to worry about the weather as …[More...]
  • 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...]