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Welcome to National Mining Museum Scotland

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    Preparing to Re-open

    We ‘re re-opening our doors to visitors on Thursday 20th August.  Please have a look at all the safety measures we’re...
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    Learning at Home

    While the museum is temporarily closed due to the Covid-19 pandemic, we’re here to help you continue your learning journey at home.
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    Mining a Future for the Lady Victoria

      Interested in supporting a  truly unique museum?  Why not help us preserve one of the last remaining heritage...
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    Our Collection

    The Museum’s object collection includes over 60,000 tools, safety equipment, lamps, models, clothing, trophies, geological specimens,...
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    Museum Events

    National Mining Museum Scotland runs a fantastic programme of special events throughout the year from Family Fun Days to Storytelling,...
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    Weddings

    The Old Power House at the National Mining Museum Scotland is a unique venue for your event. With its high Victorian arched windows,...

TEMPORARY CLOSURE

The National Mining Museum Scotland Trust has made the very difficult decision to temporarily close to visitors due to the impact of the Tier 3 restrictions. The museum closed in...

Cafe Closed 23rd October

Due to unforeseen circumstances our café will be closed tomorrow, Friday 23rd October.  We’ll be back open again on Saturday, 24th. Sorry for any inconvenience.

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