Welcome to National Mining Museum Scotland

  • Jim Cornwall

    Mining a Future for the Lady Victoria

    This #DayofCharity we are celebrating our status as a registered Scottish charity by launching our #MiningtheFuture appeal!  ...
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    Our Collection

    The Museum’s object collection includes over 60,000 tools, safety equipment, lamps, models, clothing, trophies, geological specimens,...
    Learningzone 1

    Year of Young People

    2018 is Scotland’s designated Year of Young People and the Year aims to draw generations together as well as provide a platform to...
  • Victorian event at the museum

    Museum Events

    The National Mining Museum Scotland runs a fantastic programme of special events throughout the year which include Victorian themed...
    Women sorting coal

    Our Community

    Find out more about the Museum community, become a member or volunteer and be part of the museum life!
    Children with miner's helmets on

    Kids Zone

    At the National Mining Museum you will see what life was like working in a cramped, dark and cold pit. Have a look at our Kids Pages to...
  • A wedding table set for a meal

    Functions

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

Armistice Concert

Local historian John Duncan joins Newtongrange Silver Band in this Armistice Concert, commemorating 100 years since the end of the Great War.  As well as up-beat music relating...

Heritage Awareness Day 2018

Mining Solidarity in Europe: Past, Present and Future  “We have found that miners throughout the world, though they speak with different tongues and work under diverse...



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