Underground Pre Bookable Tour

Underground Pre Bookable Tour

Get kitted out with your hard hat and battery lamp then step into the 'cage' to descend 140m underground to discover the harsh realities of coal mining through the centuries.

The underground tour costs £5 per person (as from 16th July). You will receive a traditional miner's check when you arrive. After your tour you can keep the check and donate the £5 to help us keep the mine running or you can ask for your £5 back.

Underground tour lasts 1 hour 20 minutes.


Santa Underground

Santa Underground

Get kitted out with your helmet and lamp, descend 140m underground, make your way along the special 'special snowy' walkway to meet Santa in his magical underground grotto.

(Booking Fee £2 per booking.)


Technical Tours

Technical Tours

Get all the nitty-gritty details about mining in one of our monthly Technical Tours! The underground tour will be led by an experienced miner who will tailor the tour to any technical interest in the group, including geology and electrical, mechanical and structural engineering.

The underground tour costs £5 per person. You will receive a traditional miner's check when you arrive. After your tour you can keep the check and donate the £5 to help us keep the mine running or you can ask for your £5 back.

Underground tour lasts 1 hour 20 minutes.


Wacky Wednesdays Christmas Special

Wacky Wednesdays Christmas Special

Maurice the Miner is struggling to get his Christmas decorations ready in time! Can you help? Join us for a morning of songs, stories, crafts and special performances! 


Caphouse Creators

Caphouse Creators

8-12 year olds are invitied to get creative at our monthly club, learning new skills and practical techniques!


Christmas Lunches

Christmas Lunches

Get in the festive spirit and enjoy a scrumptious Christmas lunch at the National Coal Mining Museum. Both standard and vegetarian menus are available to book online. If you have any additional dietry requirements, please ring 01924 848806.&a