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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, so its just the thing thing to keep the little cherubs occupied! The extended tour that we are running on the 18th is now fully […]

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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 demanding tour so we have a lower age limit on 14 and you need to be reasonably fit, some parts are a bit steep.  Leave […]

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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 the up to date info on what we offer to schools, and is now a much more useful size. What’s more, it’s now available for […]

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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 John the electrician installing power in our new lamp room. Today the first of the lamp charging racks went in, and we hope that tomorrow […]

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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 and in addition to that the Museum and Mine Tours will be available on Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays. Of course we’ll still be open at […]

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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 open too. The café will be open as usual all week.

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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 any later in the week! Also Genesis will be demonstrating his smithing skills in the Forge on Easter Monday. The railway will be running on […]

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Fancy being a Mine Guide?

Our mine guides have asked that we put the word out, to see if there is anyone who would like to join their merry band. They also said something about wanting to “see the sunlight occasionally”, and added “Please let us out”.  So if you think you have what it takes to be a mine […]

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Half Term

It’s half term again and what better place spend a day out than Apedale!  We’re open all week as usual, and on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday the museum will be open and mine tours will be running, so it doesn’t matter if the weather turns out to be a bit iffy.

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Can we fix it? Yes we can!

Our team were up into the wee hours last night, working to complete the installation of our new ventilation fan starter system (the grey box on the left of the pic). Today we are running the fans to test that everything is shipshape and Apedale fashion. Mine tours will be available again tomorrow, Sunday 3rd […]

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