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Tel: 00 353 27 73218.
Bears witness to the phenomenal copper mining industry at the beginning of the Industrial Revolution that changed the land and people of Allihies forever.
Tel: 00 353 872 529 850.
Buried beneath the Connemara Mountain lies a way of life long abandoned and almost forgotten just waiting for you to explore via a unique, guided, underground…
Northumberland Museum & Archives,
Queen Elizabeth II Country Park,
Tel: 01670 624 455.
Original pit buildings now house interpretive displays showing the development of coal mining and what life was like for the miners and their families.…
Tel: 01623 818 828.
Scheduled Ancient Monument being developed into a mining heritage site. Two steam winders, one by Lilleshall Co. Ltd, the other by Markham & Co. Ltd.
Lewis Merthyr Colliery,
Coed Cae Road,
Rhondda Cynon Taff,
Tel: 01443 682 036.
Mining museum with ‘Underground Experience’. Trefor winding house contains an 1890 horizontal twin cylinder winding engine. Two steam hammers and two…
The Grand Pavilion,
Tel: 01629 583 834.
Discover the fascinating history of Lead Mining in the Peak District with its unique laws and customs. Experience the hazards of the Derbyshire Lead Miner…
Nenthead Smelting Mill,
Tel: 07519 836 019.
Tells the story of this unique and dramatic site – now a scheduled monument – and of what was one of the most important lead mining sites in the North…
Lady Victoria Colliery,
Tel: 0131 663 7519.
Historic ‘A‘ Listed colliery with the Grant Ritchie steam winding engine. Tours through former colliery workings. Visitor centre with audio visual…
Caphouse Colliery, New Road,
Tel: 01924 848 806.
Guided tour 450ft below ground; also various indoor/outdoor displays, wood headstock, 1876 steam winding house. Original Davy steam winder runs daily.
Next to Leadhills,
Tel: 01659 74387.
Set in the picturesque village of Wanlockhead, which at 1,531 feet above sea level is the highest village in Scotland. Includes a real 18th century lead…
Tel: 07716 116 732.
It was the biggest lead mine in Shropshire and it is reputed to have yielded the greatest volume of lead per acre of any mine in Europe. Underground mining…
Afan Forest Park,
Neath Port Talbot,
Tel: 01639 851 833.
The museum portrays the working life of a miner and the hardship that both adults and children had to endure. The Museum is made up of both indoor and…