Due to industrial action, Big Pit is currently closed.
Open 9.30am – 5pm daily. Last admission 4pm. Underground tours 10am - 3.30pm. Underground Tours might be suspended during busy periods.
LocationBig Pit National Coal Museum
Phone: 0300 111 2 333
General advice and advice for our disabled visitors
Food & Drink
The original Miners' Canteen in the Pithead Baths serves a variety of refreshments from snacks and cakes to hot meals.
Pre-booked groups benefit from...
Big Pit offers underground tours, for families throughout the year.
Car park charge £3 per car per day, payable by Pay and Display.