National Coal Mining Museum for England


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.

Located on the A642 between Wakefield and Huddersfield with easy sign-posted access from both the M1 and M62.


Contact Information

Caphouse Colliery
New Road
  01924 848806
  Visit the National Coal Mining Museum for England website

Useful Information

Disabled access : Disabled access and tours available, please contact the Museum for more details.
Opening Times : 10am - 5pm, every day except 24-26 December and 1 January

Admission Prices : Admission and underground tours are free of charge. Please note, visitors going on an underground tour, you will be asked to purchase a �check� for the refundable cost of �2.50.

Location Information