Big Pit in January

The Museum site will be closed on 7, 8, 30, 31 January. 

The site is open for the rest of January, but tours will only be available on 21, 22, 28, 29 January.

Opening Hours

Open 9.30am – 4.30pm daily. Last admission 3.30pm. Underground tours 10am - 3pm. Underground Tours might be suspended during busy periods. Please call us on 029 2057 3650 for January opening times.


Big Pit National Coal Museum
Blaenafon, Torfaen

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Contact Us

Phone: 0300 111 2 333


General advice and advice for our disabled visitors

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Food & Drink

The original Miners' Canteen in the Pithead Baths is closed during the winter. The Coffee Shop is open throughout the winter serving a range of hot and cold snacks, cakes, hot and cold drinks and treats.

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Group Visits

Pre-booked groups benefit from...

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Big Pit offers underground tours, for families throughout the year.

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£3 payable by Pay and Display.