Big Pit is a real coal mine and one of Britain's leading mining museums. This awardwinning national museum stands high on the heatherclad moors of Blaenafon, designated a World Heritage Site by UNESCO as an exceptionally wellpreserved example of an early industrial landscape.
This living reminder of the coal industry in Wales offers several totally unique venues available for daytime hire. As part of your day, your guests can also enjoy our Mining Galleries and historic colliery buildings, exhibitions in the Pithead Baths as well as book a place on our worldfamous underground tour.
With a Committee Room, Cafeteria, Learning Room and Temporary Exhibition Space to choose from, you are sure to find the perfect location for your event. Click the links below for further information.
Our dedicated team and inhouse caterer will help you plan and organise your event from start to finish. All food is prepared using the freshest, locallysourced and seasonal ingredients whenever possible and can be adapted to suit your needs download a menu.
Venue Hire supports the work of Amgueddfa Cymru National Museum Wales, a registered charity.
For further information or to make an appointment to view our facilities, please contact
Big Pit: National Coal Museum
Tel: (029) 2057 3650
Fax: (029) 2057 3668