Admission Prices*

All tours require sturdy shoes, we also suggest that you bring a light coat or jacket on a chilly day.

PIT HEAD GUIDED TOUR

A tour of the pithead, recreated underground roadway and coalface, with an ex-miner as your guide, gives the atmosphere and noise of a working pit – an experience which instantly makes you glad you’re not a miner.
Jan – Dec, Sun – Sat
£9.00  Adult
£7.00  Concession
Free   Child

BIG STUFF GUIDED TOUR

Marvel at the 40 foot coal shearer, the massive winding engine from Frances Colliery, underground carriages, cages, locomotives and much more!
Jan – Dec, Wed & Sun
£4.50   Adult
£3.50  Concession
Free    Child

HEAD FRAME GUIDED TOUR (Summer Months Only)

Climb the Head Frame, the huge pithead structure which houses the mining wheel, offering magnificent views across Midlothian and beyond. Tour are subject to weather conditions.
Jun – Sep, Fri – Sun
£7.00   Adult
£6.00   Concession
N/A     Child

SELF-GUIDED OR AUDIO TOUR

A tour of the pithead, recreated underground roadway and coalface using an audio guide.
Jan – Dec, Sun – Sat
£9.00   Adult
£7.00   Concession
Free     Child

Combo Tickets – Purchase two or more individual tours and receive a £2 discount on your total.

EXHIBITION GALLERIES

Jan – Dec, Sun – Sat
£3.50    Adult
£3.00   Concession
Free      Child
Free      Tour ticket holders


*Prices valid from Thursday, 1st June 2017


GROUP BOOKINGS

Groups of 12 or more benefit from a reduced admission price. Groups must book their visit in advance to receive the discount. Groups can explore the Museum on a self-directed visit, a Guided Tour or an Audio Tour (available in English, French and German).

To book a group visit please complete our Group Visit Request Form or, if you are a UK school please visit our Learning page. Groups can also enjoy a special GROUP CATERING menu.

Please note that:
– large groups over 30 may have to be divided
– groups with children must be supervised at all times with at least one adult for every ten children.


Please note that the museum closes over the Christmas and New Year period.


TICKET TYPES
– Adult Ticket, aged 16-59 years
– Concession Ticket, Seniors (60+), students, unemployed, disabled. Photo ID is required for all concession entry
– Child Ticket,  0-15 years

GROUP BOOKINGS
– £1.00 discount is applied to the ticket price when booking for 12 or more in advance.

FREE ENTRY
– Children under 16 years* free with paying adult (speciality tours will incur a fee)
– One carer, per disabled visitor is admitted free of charge, on request
– Friends of NMMS

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