A guided tour 90 metres underground with an ex-miner who recounts their personal experience of working underground. Key developments in the history of the coalfield are covered, to tell the story of how coal made Wales.
History; Cwricwlwm Cymreig
Coity Tip Trail
Take a walk around Coity Tip, the former spoil heap for Big Pit. Learn more about the life of the tip, and the plants and animals which can be found at this mini nature reserve.
An online resource for Welsh learners at Mynediad and Sylfaen levels. Geiriau Glo encourages learners to visit the Big Pit site and use its displays and resources to enhance the Welsh learning experience. Find out more about coal mining heritage whilst improving language skills.
Search for snails. Take part in this fun but important biodiversity study to find alien snails.
Gain excellent experience in identifying local animals and the chance to contribute to a real experiment taking part at the National Museum of Wales. Take a closer look at some of our local and 'alien' snails and find out what effect a changing temperature could be having on the gardens of Wales.
Visit the snail search web pages to find out how to take part www.museumwales.ac.uk/en/scan/snails/
Use the activity sheet to get searching...
Science & ESD