Discover the history of the National Coal Mining Museum and the mining industry through poems and stories.

Learn from the Museum’s friendly volunteers about the history of NCMME and the mining industry through poetry. This guided walk will highlight ten significant spots on site, with resident Volunteer poet, Dave, reciting a poem written for the walk or a famous mining poem relating to that aspect of the site.

Suitable for ages 10+.

Limited places – book for the pit poetry walk here or call Reception on 01924 848806

Suitable footwear and clothing should be worn. This is an outdoor tour and there may be uneven paths. Parents are responsible for the safety of their children on the tour.

Venue opening hours

Monday : Closed

Tuesday : Closed

Wednesday : 9:45 am - 5:00 pm

Thursday : 9:45 am - 5:00 pm

Friday : 9:45 am - 5:00 pm

Saturday : 9:45 am - 5:00 pm

Sunday : 9:45 am - 5:00 pm

    Access facilities

  • Accessible Car Parking
  • Accessible Toilet
  • Guide Dogs Welcome
  • Relaxed

Venue Details

Find us at

New Road, Wakefield, WF4 4RH