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MINING MUSEUMS

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A number of other museums cater for those with an interest in mining.  A list will be found below.  Except where the entry refers to a NAMHO Member (highlighted in red and with a link to the relevant page on this site), this list does not imply endorsement by NAMHO or even that the museum is still open to the public.  Click here to return to the main list of members.  Any museum wishing to add their name to or remove it from this list is invited to email the webmaster at namho.org.

Museums can be selected by area located by ticking one or more boxes below.

Sc - Scotland NWal - North Wales
Ir - Ireland SWal - South Wales
IOM - Isle of Man WM - West Midlands
LL - Lake District & Lancashire DC - Devon & Cornwall
NE - Northeast SWE - Southwest England
YH - Yorkshire & Humberside EMEA - East Midlands & East Anglia
PD - Peak District SE - Southeast England
NWM - Northwest Midlands EU - Mainland Europe
Allihies Copper Mines Museum http://www.acmm.ie/ Copper
Almond Valley Heritage Trust   Shale Oil
Apedale Heritage Centre   Coal
Arigna Mining Experience   Coal
Astley Green Colliery Museum   Coal
Beamish   Coal
Bersham Colliery Mining Museum   Coal
Big Pit: National Coal Museum (Wales)   Coal
Black Country Living Museum http://www.bclm.co.uk Black Country - coal
Cefn Coed Colliery Museum   Coal
Chwarel Hen, Llanfair Slate Caverns   Slate
Clearwell Caves - Ancient Iron Mines http://www.clearwellcaves.com Iron ore mining
Cleveland Ironstone Mining Museum   Iron
Dolaucothi Gold Mine   Gold, Roman mining
Dudley Canal Trust   Limestone and coal
Durham Mining Museum   Coal
East Pool Mine   Tin, copper
Elsecar Heritage Centre   Coal
Force Crag Mine Mill   Lead, barite, zinc, mill
Geevor Mine   Tin : See Pendeen Community Heritage
Glengowla Mines   Silver and Lead
Great Orme Mines   Copper
Hidden Treasures - Museum of Lead Mining   Preservation and interpretation of the Scottish metal mining industry.
Hopewell Colliery Museum   Coal
Laxey Wheel and Mines Trail   Lead
Lion Salt Works   Salt
Llechwedd Slate Caverns   Slate
Minera Lead Mines   Lead
Moseley Museum http://www.moseleymuseum.com/ Industrial narrow gauge, tramway and toy museum
National Coal Mining Museum for England http://www.ncm.org.uk Museum of the English Coalfields.
National Mining Museum Scotland http://www.scottishminingmuseum.com Coal mining areas of Scotland
National Slate Museum   Slate
National Stone Centre http://www.nationalstonecentre.org.uk Stone craft-related training / hosting visits / holding archives / library /specimen collection / publications /preservation of remains / advice on stone.
Pendeen Community Heritage
(Geevor Tin Mine)
http://www.geevor.com/ Tin mining in West Penwith until 1991.
Poldark Mine   Tin
Prestongrange   Coal, fireclay
Radstock Museum http://www.radstockmuseum.co.uk Coal
Rhondda Heritage Park   Coal
South Wales Miners' Museum   Social history of mining.
Summerlee Heritage Park   Coal
Sygun Copper Mine   Copper
Threlkeld Quarry and Mining Museum   Lead
Woodend Mining Museum   Coal
Woodhorn Mining Museum   Coal

Total of 44 museums shown

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