National Coal Mining Museum for England National Coal Mining Museum for England

National Coal Mining Museum for England

Caphouse Colliery, Wakefield, WF4 4RH, United Kingdom | 01924 848806 | Website

Venue Description

The National Coal Mining Museum for England provides a great day out with a unique opportunity to travel 140 metres underground down one of Britain's oldest working mines. Situated in a rural setting, it offers an unusual combination of exciting experiences, whilst providing a genuine insight into the hard-working lives of miners through the ages.


All Museum buildings are accessible for wheelchairs. The Museum's Nature Trail does not include any steps, but some parts can be a steep, and in wet conditions may be difficult for wheelchairs. Many of the Museum's buildings are on a single level, but access is facilitated in some places through either a ramp or a lift. Wheelchairs (manual) can be accommodated on the Underground Tour, but for safety reasons this limited to two per tour. Please call in advance to discuss any specific requirements.


There is access to disabled toilets in several locations across site. The disabled toilet next to the cafe has changing facilities.


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  • Accessible Format
  • Audio Format
  • Disabled Access
  • Large Print
  • Disabled Parking

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