Meet our living history characters bringing our mining stories to life Monday – Friday.
FREE family learning activities. Creating the Museum of the future with junk modelling and design commemorative plates to help mark our 30th anniversary.
Lots of activities with our lovely volunteer team. Something different every day.
The Caphouse Colliery Coal Race Sat 26th May
Traditional coal carrying races for all the family.
Book your places on 01924 848806.
30th Birthday Celebrations.
It’s 30 years since we opened our doors as the Yorkshire Mining Museum. Join in the fun on Sunday 3rd June. Bring a picnic and enjoy FREE family-friendly activities. Plus there will be CAKE!
Discover our large object store where the big mining machinery and vehicles are kept. Open Monday-Friday.