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Category Archives: Mine

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 the go ahead to run […]

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Opening the New Surface Gallery

On Sunday we held the official opening of our New Surface Gallery. This is a recreation of a section of a coal mine above ground that is accessible to a […]

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Re-Opening

We’re pleased to announce that we are re-opening on the 4th July! As with other businesses there are changes to our normal operations. Initially we’ll be only be opening at […]

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Winter Half Term 2017

It’s nearly half-term again and we’re going to be able to run mine tours on Monday 20th, Tuesday 21st and Wednesday 22nd February. The museum will be open as well, […]

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Extended Tours

Some exciting news.. On February 18th we will be running extended mine tours to parts of the mine not previously open to the public.  This a bit more of a […]

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New Education Pack

Something for teachers – our brand new education pack has just arrived hot of the presses. It’s been updated for the latest revision of the national curriculum, has all of […]

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New Lamp Room

If you’ve visited us over the last couple of week you may have heard the sound of drilling, hammering and general mayhem. Nothing to be concerned about, it was just […]

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School Holiday Opening 2014

In the words of  Mr Cooper, “Schools out for summer”, and this year we’re going to have extended opening hours throughout the holidays.  Our café will be open as usual […]

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Half Term Mine Tours

Half term already? If you are looking for something to do with the kids/grand kids, we will be running mine tours tomorrow (Tuesday) and Wednesday, and the museum will be […]

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Easter Opening Part 2

For the second week of Easter we’ll be opening the museum and running mine tours on Easter Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday. Check back here to see if we can do […]

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