Plan Your Visit

Coronavirus (Covid-19)

Our museums are closed due to the Covid-19 outbreak. As a public space, we will remain closed until the advice changes and all public programmes, public and private events are cancelled. The wellbeing of our visitors, staff and volunteers is our priority.

While our museums are closed, you can still engage with us here on our website. Explore our collections online, articles about our work and activities to do at home. Discover new stories and please share your own through engaging with us via our social media channels: Twitter, Facebook, Instagram.

If you have any enquiries, please contact us and we’ll get back to you as soon as we can. Many thanks for your understanding and continued support. Take care and keep in touch!

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


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 Guide

Food & Drink

The Miner’s Canteen is open all year, with the exception of January, serving a range of hot and cold food, snacks, selection of homemade cakes, hot and cold drinks and treats.

The Coffee Shop is open throughout January offering a limited menu and during some school holidays.

Food & Drink

JobaKnock Tickets

You can purchase a ticket for a set time slot in the Underground Tour queue.

JobaKnock Tickets

Families

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

Families

Parking

£5 payable by Pay and Display.

Group Visits

Pre-booked groups benefit from...

Groups