A 140m deep underground mine tour (over 5s), original colliery buildings and exhibits plus indoor soft play, adventure playground and family events for all.
Caphouse Colliery, New Road, Overton, Wakefield, West Yorkshire WF4 4RH
Tel: 01924 848806
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Ages 5 - 12, All ages, Schools and Groups, Teenagers, Under 5s
(excl. car park charge)
One of the best places to go whatever the weather is the National Coal Mining Museum for England located in Wakefield, the museum, underground tour and new adventure playground makes it a great value day out for all the family.
See the website and check the What’s On page for a full programme of family events and regular workshops. Children under 5 years of age are not permitted on the underground tour.
National Coal Mining Museum will unearth the mysteries of coal with craft activities, torchlit trails and live science experiments from 23rd to 31st October
Experience a Yorkshire 'Gala Day' in the new exhibition at National Coal Mining Museum from 24th July until 20th March 2022.
We welcome the further easing of lockdown for all attractions on our website but recommend you always check COVID-secure measures before you travel and note changes to booking requirements.
We hope you and your children enjoy wonderful and safe days out this summer.