Museum, CharityToday 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
The National Coal Mining Museum for England, situated in Wakefield, West Yorkshire, tells the story of coal mining and its communities. Located at Caphouse Colliery, and Hope Pit sites, the Museum brings to life the history of one of the country's oldest industries.
Original pit buildings, interactive exhibitions and the chance to go underground in a real coal mine with former miners, gives visitors a unique and unforgettable experience.
"The National Coal Mining Museum for England aims to keep coal mining alive by collecting and preserving the industry’s rich heritage, creating enjoyable and inspiring ways to learn for people of all ages, backgrounds and abilities."
Museum Mission Statement