Visit Penistone - the natural centre o the East Peak
Museums in the Penistone and East Peaks areas

National Coal Mining Museum

National Coal Mining Museum 1
National Coal Mining Museum 2
National Coal Mining Museum 3


Caphouse Colliery,
New Road,


Tel: 01924 848806

Email: by form on their website



Click the icon in the map and select "directions" at the bottom of the box.

(The postcode for the centre of
Penistone is S36 6AR.)

Distance from Penistone: 13.9 miles / 27 mins


The National Coal Mining Museum for England provides a great day out with a unique opportunity to travel 140 metres underground down one of Britain's oldest working mines. Situated in a rural setting, it offers an unusual combination of exciting experiences, whilst providing a genuine insight into the hard-working lives of miners through the ages.

As this is a real coal mine warm clothes and sensible flat shoes are recommended. All children must be accompanied by an adult.

Activities include:

  • Underground Tours and Furnace Shaft
  • Interactive displays and activities
  • Meet the Ponies
  • Nature Trail
  • Galleries
  • Original Colliery Buildings
  • Special Exhibition
  • Shop, Cafe and Picnic Area 'Little Diggers' u
  • Under 5s soft play


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