Mar06

Job Vacancy: Visitor Services Assistant, Retail

Visitor Services Assistant, Retail (Seasonal) Application Closing Date: Monday 18 March 2019 at 8am We are currently looking for a Visitor Services Assistant, Retail to work seasonal from the end of March to August 2019. This position will be part time (approximately 28 hours per week), with the opprotunity for increased hours. A full job description is below.   To apply please download and complete our application form (below) and return it to Quonya Huff by email at...
Feb08

Fully Booked Tours

Our winter guided tour times are 11am, 12:30pm and 2pm. Please note that the following tours are completely booked: 2pm      Monday 11th February 11am       Friday 15th February Visitors will receive a free audio guide to tour the site if you come at those times.
Jan31

Wedding Fair! Sun 3 March

We’re opening our doors for a fabulous afternoon of all things weddings! Our Power House will be beautifully set up with an aisle and wedding tables to show you what your big day could look like if you choose to spend it with us. You’ll also have the chance to visit other spaces in the museum which could be used for photographs or drinks receptions. We’ll be joined by many of our favourite suppliers (see below) and caterers, (Opulent) and staff will be on hand to answer any...
Dec15

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 Christmas Wreath
Nov23

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 tours will be 11.30am.
Nov01

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 to the wars there will be a moment of solemn remembrance. Come and join the Band in what promises to be a memorable concert. Tickets available from the National Mining Museum, or on line...
Sep20

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 conditions, have a common language based on their experiences underground and the hazards of their industry.” Peter Ness, Fife District Secretary, National Union of Mineworkers, 1955   European mineworkers have shared a historic solidarity; from France to Poland, Germany to Russia, pit workers have...
Sep18

We’re Hiring!

Visitor Services Assistant (Weekend) Application Close: Thursday, 4 October 2018 Start Date: Saturday, 3 November 2018 at 9:30am We are looking for someone to provide a high quality customer services to ensure that NMMS visitors of all ages have an enjoyable experience that informs, educates and inspires. This post holder is expected to work weekends (Saturday and Sunday) and to provide holiday cover for other members of staff. A full job description can be found here: VSA JOB...
Sep10

NMMS Youth Panel Wins Award

National Mining Museum’s Youth Panel have won an Arts & Culture award in recognition of their fabulous exhibition, “Coal Generation:  Queens, Teens and Life Outside the Mines”.   The award was presented to them at the inaugural Midlothian’s Young People Awards last week. Organised by Midlothian Council and the Lord-Lieutenant of Midlothian to mark the Year of Young People, the awards ceremony recognises and celebrates the achievements of young people in our...
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