Underground Tours

During busy periods the underground schedule may be full. This may result in entry to the underground tours being temporarily suspended.

Opening Hours

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


Big Pit National Coal Museum
Blaenafon, Torfaen

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Contact Us

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


General advice and advice for our disabled visitors

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Food & Drink

The original Miners' Canteen in the Pithead Baths serves a variety of refreshments from snacks and cakes to hot meals.

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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.