The National Association
of Mining History Organisations
We were formed in 1979 to act as the national body for mining
history in the United Kingdom. There are now over 70 member organisations, including societies,
museums, firms, etc. and membership now extends to Ireland. On this site, you will find out more
about NAMHO, its aims, its members and its contribution to the mining heritage.
Active mine explorers will also find guidance on
managing archaeological finds underground as well as how to lead
groups of novices and experienced explorers.
Armchair miners are also catered for with an
Some parts of the site need a password to enter.
If you want to see these, please contact the Webmaster.
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NAMHO CONFERENCES 2020 and 2021
Plans are now underway for the conferences for the next two years. NAMHO 2020 will be in Cornwall and is aimed at an international audience, as was INTER-NAMHO 2000. Planned dates are 3-6 April 2020. Coordinator is Kevin Baker and the organisation ...
NAMHO CONFERENCE 2019
The conference is now over and it provided many opportunities to explore mid-Wales mines as a well as a range of interesting lectures. Thanks must go to Roy for organising the venue and trips and also to the numerous others who led trips, supplied l ...