Plan Your Visit

Underground Tours

Underground tours may be suspended for part of the day during busy periods in order to clear any queues which may have built up. Please call during holiday periods to check availability.

Opening Hours

Open 9.30am – 5pm daily. Last admission 4pm. Underground tours 10am - 3.30pm. Underground Tours may be suspended at busy periods.

For safety reasons, we reserve the right to conduct bag searches when entering the museum​

Entry is free!

Location

Big Pit National Coal Museum

Blaenafon, Torfaen
NP4 9XP

Map & How to Get Here

Contact Us

Phone: 0300 111 2 333
Email: bigpit@museumwales.ac.uk

Accessibility

General advice and advice for our disabled visitors

Access

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.

Food & Drink

Group Visits

Pre-booked groups benefit from...

Groups

Families

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

Families

Parking

£3 payable by Pay and Display.