Welcome to National Mining Museum Scotland

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    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,...
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    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...
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    Museum Events

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

    Find out more about the Museum community, become a member or volunteer and be part of the museum life!
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    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...
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    Functions

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

Christmas and New Year Closure

We are closed between the Christmas and New Year period, Saturday 22 December to Wednesday 2 January 2019. We reopen on Thursday 3 January 2019 at 10am

10th DECEMBER VISITOR INFORMATION

Please note that the museum will be closing at 12.30pm on Monday 10th December.  The first and only tour of the day will be at 11am and last entry to the museum for self-guided...



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