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Hope Pit Explore - National Coal Mining Museum

About the event

We're excited to once again be offering visitors the chance to enjoy an interactive exploration of the Hope Pit area of the site with our volunteer team. Discover the people, the places and the expertise that was required to support the underground miners.

Get hands-on with mining interventions and techniques and walk the Lister-Kaye Roadway that helped to convey coal to national markets.

This tour will run on at 1pm and 2pm on:

29th September
13th October
20th October
27th October
3rd November
Tours last 40 minutes, please book your place upon arrival.

Go to Further Information for link to pictures.


National Coal Mining Museum

Caphouse Colliery New Road, Overton, Wakefield, WF4 4RH

01924 848806

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Further information



Learning and interest Events related to education and careers, as well as learning for fun. Also, talks, guided walks, and events of historical or other interest.

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