Admission Prices

Guided & Audio Tours are available up to 2 hours before the museum closes. Please allow yourself around 3 hours to take a tour and visit the exhibition galleries. All tours require sturdy shoes, we also suggest that you bring a light coat or jacket on a chilly day.

Guided Tours can ocassionally sell out so it is suggested to contact the museum in advance to enquire about availablity.

GUIDED TOUR / SELF-GUIDED / AUDIO 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. All tour tickets include admission to the Exhibition Galleries.
Jan – Dec, Sun – Sat
£9.50    Adult
£7.50    Concession
£4.00   Children 8 to 16 year old
Free      Children 7 and under (up to 2 per adult)

EXHIBITION GALLERIES

Jan – Dec, Sun – Sat
£4.00    Adult
£3.50   Concession
£2.00  Children 8 to 16 year old
Free      Children 7 and under (up to 2 per adult)
Free      Tour ticket holders

Exhibition Galleries tickets (excludes the tour) grants admission to the 1st and 2nd floor gallery only.


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).

If you are a UK school please visit our Learning page.

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
27-59 years
 
Concession Ticket
Seniors (60+)
Students
Unemployed
Disabled
Young People (17-26)
Ex-miners

Child Ticket
 8-16 years
 
Group Bookings
£1.00 discount is applied to the ticket price when booking for 12 or more in advance.

Free entry
7 and under* (up to 2 free with a paying adult, additional children will be charged £1 each)
One Carer, per disabled visitor is admitted free of charge, on request
Friends of the National Mining Museum Scotland
NMMS Corporate Members with a valid pass
Museum Association members
Association of Independent Museums (AIM) members
Association of Scottish Visitor Attractions (ASVA)
Edinburgh Pass
Coach Bus drivers travelling on the day with a Group who has booked a tour


Please click here to see our full NMMST Admission, Tickets and Fees Policy.

Current prices valid from 1 April 2019


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