The National Mining Museum Scotland is the national coal mining museum for Scotland and cares for the Lady Victoria Colliery and the national coal mining collections. The collections at the museum comprise over 60,000 items.
Access for learning is important to us at the National Mining Museum Scotland. Coal, coal mining and the coal cultural heritage of Scotland are punchy, relevant and fascinating topics. Coal mining is a significant part of Scotland’s history.
The National Mining Museum Scotland runs a fantastic programme of special events throughout the year which include Victorian themed tours, Ghost Tours, Family Fun Days, Storytelling events and much more! Full details are on our events page.
Here you can link in to our social networking sites, follow our staff blogs, see our staff biographies and learn more about how you can become part of the National Mining Museum’s Community through becoming a Friend or Volunteer.
At the National Mining Museum you will see what life was like working in a cramped, dark and cold pit. Have a look at our Kids Pages to view activities, play a selection of games, see our kids galleries and find out what you can expect on your visit.
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.
Staff at National Mining Museum Scotland celebrate a remarkable nine-in-a-row triumph in the Scottish tourism industry’s awards for excellence. The museum, based at the former Lady Victoria Colliery in Newtongrange has been awarded the Visit Scotland Five Star Excellence Award for the ninth time running.
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National Mining Museum Scotland Trust is registered in Scotland.Registered Office: National Mining Museum Scotland Trust, Lady Victoria Colliery, Newtongrange, EH22 4QN.Registered No. SCO88361.