Underground Pre Bookable Tour

Underground Pre Bookable Tour

Travel 140m underground and discover 180 years of history with a charismatic former miner.


Hope Pit Explore

Hope Pit Explore

Explore the Hope Pit with our volunteer former-miners and understand the functions of giant mechanical machinery.


Heritage Walk

Heritage Walk

Enjoy the shades, sights and sounds of the countryside around and beyond the museum in this two hour circular walk, down local roads and country lanes (with some inclines).


Caphouse Creators

Caphouse Creators

7 - 12 year olds are invited to get creative at our hands-on monthly club, working with authentic materials to learn practical techniques!


Wacky Wednesdays

Wacky Wednesdays

Play and learn with your under 5's! Join us as we explore one of our fun weekly themes through storytelling, activities, singing and crafts.


The People of Caphouse

The People of Caphouse

Discover the lives of the inventors and innovators that made Caphouse and Hope Colliery through this walking tour.


Create@ Caphouse -Feel Good Fridays

Create@ Caphouse -Feel Good Fridays

Are you a creative person? Do you enjoy trying new things? Join us for an uplifting afternoon every Friday, no previous experience needed.


Adult Arts workshop

Adult Arts workshop

Be inspired by the Art Collection of the National Coal Mining Museum with our exciting Adult Art Workshops.


Home Educator Workshop

Home Educator Workshop

Home Educators are always welcome at the National Coal Mining Museum. Every month you can get a deeper understanding of the museum with our specially tailored workshops.

 


Reed Bed Tour

Reed Bed Tour

Learn how we pump and purify mine water, through our innovative water treatment system.


Film Screening-Battle for Orgreave-Yvette Vanson

Film Screening-Battle for Orgreave-Yvette Vanson

The film Battle for Orgreave by Yvette Vanson lets miners recount their own history, their economic and political struggles over decades and the trial they endured when charged with riot at Orgreave.


Film Screening - Still the Enemy Within

Film Screening - Still the Enemy Within

'Still the Enemy Within' is an award-winning documentary that gives a unique insight into one of history's most dramatic events: the 1984-85 Miners' Strike.


Miners' Modernism :Pithead Baths

Miners' Modernism :Pithead Baths

Discover the historical, social and architectural significance of the Pithead Baths, through a special illustrated talk by Queen’s University Belfast and the Twentieth Century Society.