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Big Pit: National Coal Museum What’s On Spring Guide March-June 2013

Family Fun Film Exhibition 0300 111 2333

Family Activities


30 Trail

Annual Lecture

Help us kick off our 30th Anniversary with an Easter Egg Hunt with a difference! Come along and hunt the 30 Easter Eggs and find out 30 fascinating facts about Big Pit.

Calan Haf Customs

Family Nature Detectives Tue 28 May 1.30pm-3.30pm Explore Coity Tip and complete the nature trail, hunt for minibeasts and have a go at pond dipping. Bring wellies, outdoor clothing and a drink. £2 per person. Pre-booking essential. In partnership with Forgotten Landscapes Project.

The Collier's Son: Richard Burton and the Heritage of Coal Mining by Dr Chris Williams, Swansea University.

Film Club Wed 17 April, 1.30pm

Harlan County USA

Mon 27 May-Sun 2 June 11am-4pm

(1976, Cert 15) A chance to discuss the issues and themes raised by this Oscar winning documentary which covers the Brookside Strike, Southeast Kentucky, of 1973.

Get creative and make a mini May Pole or a May Wreath. £1 per child.


Sat 6 April, 2pm

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Antique Trinkets and Defunct Industrial Machinery April-June, 9.30am-5pm

Find out more about all of these events and sign up for our e-newsletter at Open: Daily 9.30am-5pm. Underground tours 10am-3.30pm.

As part of our 30th Anniversary, this exhibition looks at the demise of heavy industry in Wales and the rise of the ‘industrial museum’.




The Miners Canteen serves a variety of refreshments from snacks to hot meals. The newly refurbished Gift Shop has a selection of gifts for the whole family and a wide range of books, prints and postcards. Details correct at time of printing. Please check before making a special journey.



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Mon 25 March-Sun 7 April 11am-4pm

Big Pit: National Coal Museum - What's On Spring Guide 2013  

March-June 2013 Events / Exhibitions

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