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The National Coal Mining Museum for England is a unique place where the history of mining over several centuries is preserved both above and below ground. Meet a miner and descend 140m underground on a unique mine tour.
Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
Caphouse Colliery New Road | Caphouse Colliery, Overton, Wakefield WF4 4RH, England
All reviews our tour guide kebab above ground nature trail an eye opener all ages my dad children and adults train ride great family day school holidays play area sense of humour fantastic place adventure playground free entry ex miner
Had an amazing day with 6 and 8 year old who easily bored usually. We only left when it came over the tannoy that it was closing. The underground tour was brilliant, very interesting for kids and adults. The guide we had called Mick was...More
Read good reviews so we decided to come, pleased we did! Staff SO enthusiastic and happy to work there. The facts and stories kept us interested for 4 hours.
The underground tour is a must do, gives a real insight to what it would have...More
Where to start!!!
Price worth every penny, great staff, beautiful location, lots to see and do.
Underground tour was fantastic, guide was very knowledgeable, friendly and had a great sense of humour.
Food in the cafe was also well priced and very nice.
We budgeted too little time to visit. We booked the underground tour in advance which was a good idea as the site was quite busy and we could go straight down, it was amazing with a knowledgeable guide who was both informative and entertaining. The...More
An excellent trip, especially going down to the coal face with Mick, our guide. The children in our tour were enthralled by his commentary. Very low ceilings in places (thank goodness we were provided with hard hats!). Well worth a visit. Made us realise there...More
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He should be fine, underground is fairly level and dry, it will be an overwhelming experience for him, it brought lots of good memories back for me, I wished that I could of taken my dad there when he was still alive- enjoy.
Hi there you pay £5 each for the underground tour, but you get a miners chip, which were always carried by knees as a safety guide. At the end of the tour you can give them back and get your money back. You can park all... More
Hi there you pay £5 each for the underground tour, but you get a miners chip, which were always carried by knees as a safety guide. At the end of the tour you can give them back and get your money back. You can park all day for a fiver.