Film Locations

Authentic and Atmospheric

Big Pit is both a mine and a museum - a home to nationally-beloved Pit Head Baths, heavy machinery and a network of underground tunnels. Book these authentic, industrial locations for your music videos and photo shoots.

Contact us to arrange a visit

Mining Galleries

Going Underground

Underneath the museum is a network of tunnels and mine shafts, previously used by working coal miners.

Location filming is welcome, and each booking helps us preserve this authentic piece of industrial history.

Big Pit National Coal Museum

A Living Link

Our expert craftsmen are guardians of industrial history in North Wales; full of character, warmth and experience.

A font of stories and expertise, ask us about how we can help bring authenticity to your documentary or social history piece.

Big Pit National Coal Museum

Supporting Us

We're Wales' biggest provider of learning outside the classroom, as well as guardians of its national collection.

Make a booking and support our work as a charity - as we deliver events, exhibitions and opportunities to over 150,000 visitors, every year.

Press and News

To find out what we have going on, or to get in touch with our Press Office, visit our news and press centre.