Underground Tour

Big Pit National Coal Museum

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.

Duration: 1 hour
Cost: Led by Museum staff – free of charge.


History; Cwricwlwm Cymreig

Free Self-led

Geiriau Glo

Big Pit National Coal Museum

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.

Geiriau Glo


Duration: 30 minutes
Cost: Free of charge as is a self-led session.
Free In school

Community Challenge - Welsh Baccalaureate

Key Stage 4 – Advanced Level

Here are activities and resources created by Ross Thomas and Amgueddfa Cymru to support you in delivering the coursework requirements for the new Welsh Baccalaureate 2015.

The resources will help students to prepare and develop skills for the Community Challenge. 

Additional workshops to support your study are available. Please contact us for more details. Some workshops may be subject to charging.

Cost: For use in school - free of charge.