Free event Family friendly


Now - Sun 05 Sep 2021


10:00 - 17:00

Grab your bucket and spade and head to the National Coal Mining Museum, where we’ll be giving you a taste of how miners spent their summer holidays with changing weekly themes! Get digging at the beach, discover the history of Gala Day, get hands-on with our pop-up crafts and even challenge yourself to do one of our trails.

The theme of our activities will change weekly - here's what you can look forward to:

28th July – 1st August | Pony Week

4th – 8th August | Games Week

11th – 15th August | Beside the Seaside

18th – 22nd August | Sound of Music

25th – 29th August | All the Fun of the Fair

1st – 5th September | Best in Show

See our full programme of events on our website:

Please note: the Museum is open Wednesday - Sunday.