Our ticketing system will be unavailable from 11pm on 25th February until approximately midday on the 26th. This will affect all memberships, donations and ticket sales, please check back after midday to make any purchases. Apologies for any inconvenience.

King Coal: The Mining Experience

King Coal: The Mining Experience will be closed from 19-25 February for essential maintenance.

Pre-book your Job-A-Knock ticket

Job-A-Knock tickets, which give you a timed slot for your underground tour, are now available to pre-book, at £5 per person. You can still visit us without a Job-A-Knock ticket but you might have to wait for an underground tour: Pre-book your ticket


What's On

Last chance to see
Big Pit National Coal Museum
20 October 2023 – 1 March 2024
Big Pit National Coal Museum
29 March–1 April 2024, 10am - 3.30pm

Digital Events

1–22 March 2024, 8am-8pm (GMT)

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