Big Pit National Coal Museum
Open daily 9.30am–5pm. Last admission 4pm. Underground Tours 10am-3.30pm.
(029) 2057 3650
Switchboard (standard rate): 0300 111 2 333
Car parking: £3 per car per day.
About the museum
Big Pit is a real coal mine and one of Britain's leading mining museums. With facilities to educate and entertain all ages, Big Pit is an exciting and informative day out.
Underground tours may be suspended for part of the day during busy periods in order to clear any queues which may have built up. Please call during holiday periods to check availability.
Industrial Action: 23 - 24 August
Big Pit National Coal Museum will be closed from 1pm - 5pm on Saturday 23 & Sunday 24 August due to industrial action.
The last underground tour will be at 11.30am, but may be earlier if capacity is exceeded. Unfortunately, inclusion on the tours cannot be guaranteed.