Original pit buildings now house interpretive displays showing the development of coal mining and what life was like for the miners and their families. Narrow gauge railway and man riding carriages. Also Northumberland Archives, covering over 800 years of the county's history and provide an amazing record of the past.


  • Parking
  • Gift Shop
  • Refreshments
  • Disabled Access

Contact & Location

Address:Northumberland Museum & Archives
Queen Elizabeth II Country Park
Northumberland NE63 9YF
Contacts: 01670 624 455
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Open days:Wed-Sun & BHol Apr-Sep 1000-1700, Oct-Mar closes 1600. Daily in school hols.
By Rail: Morpeth / 7 miles

This entry was last updated on 23rd February 2017

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