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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 putting in place to protect our visitors and staff.
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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 sites  to showcase the stories of ordinary Scottish workers.      Help Preserve our Past, for the Future As well as being a 5 star visitor attraction with a collection is recognised by the Scottish Government as being of National Significance, we are a charity which relies on donations and grants from our supporters. Our charity...
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Our Collection

The Museum’s object collection includes over 60,000 tools, safety equipment, lamps, models, clothing, trophies, geological specimens, banners and art.
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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, Pub Quizzes to Paranormal events.


The Old Power House at the National Mining Museum Scotland is a unique venue for your event. With its high Victorian arched windows, exposed original brickwork and complete accessibility, it’s the perfect place to present a memorable event.
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