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Reed Bed Tour at the Mining Museum

About the event

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

Learn from our friendly volunteers about the process our mine water undergoes before being filtered through our reed beds and back into the watercourse.

Suitable for ages 10+

Limited places – book online or call Reception on 01924 848806

Suitable footwear and clothing should be worn. This is an outdoor tour and there may be uneven paths. Parents are responsible for the safety of their children on the tour.

Please click on the link under Further Information for more details and online booking.


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.