Killhope - closed for 2024.

The most complete site in Britain restored as an interpretive museum of the lead mining industry. 34ft diameter overshot working waterwheel. Park level mine underground tour. Exhibition on the lives of Victorian lead miners.


Operator: Durham County Council

Address: Nr Cowshill Upper Weardale Co. Durham DL13 1AR

  • Telephone: 01388 537 505
  • Email: .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)
  • Website: View website

Open Days & Times

Closed for 2024.


  • By Bus: 101
  • By Rail: Stanhope / 10 miles


  • Parking
  • Refreshments
  • Souvenir Shop
  • Full disabled access

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