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Newcastle in Bloom 2018

Congratulations to the Apedale Community Partnership on being awarded the Overall Winner Gold in the Community Gardens competition in Newcastle in Bloom 2018. The ACP is made up of a […]

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5 out of 5

We’ve just been awarded a food hygiene rating of 5 by the food standards agency after we were inspected earlier this month. Well done to all of the cafe staff […]

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New Surface Gallery

Our mining team have started erecting a training gallery that we got from Kellingley Colliery after it closed. Once it’s up and covered, it’ll be used as mining display on […]

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2018 Certificate of Excellence

We’ve earned the 2018 Certificate of Excellence from TripAdvisor! Thanks to everyone who left reviews. If you haven’t left one, please do – lets get working on 2019! Thanks also, […]

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The Apedale Hall Window

We now have a very unique piece of local history on display in the museum – A stained glass window from Apedale Hall!  This was one of a set of […]

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In the top 10!

We have just noticed that we have snuck into the top 10 things to do in Staffordshire on TripAdvisor! That puts us in the company of some of the big […]

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February Half Term

Next week is half-term, it soon comes around.  Our mining team will be running mine tours on Tuesday 20th, Wednesday 21st and Thursday 22nd, just the thing if you are […]

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Santa Train News

Santa Trains are running as scheduled today. Please drive carefully.

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Power off 6th Dec

Our power will be off on Wednesday 6th December due to maintenance by the power company.  We will be open but while the power is off there will obviously be […]

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Summer Mine Tours

Through August we are offering mine tours on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays. The museum will be open too, and the café is open everyday.

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