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NationalPit: MuseumNational Cardiff Big Coal Museum

What’s On July – September 2013

www.museumwales.ac.uk 0300 111 2 333

Exhibitions Family fun

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National Museum Cardiff www.museumwales.ac.uk (029) 2057 3000

Big Pit: National Coal Museum

Gala Day

Mon 22 July – Fri 2 August, 11am – 4pm

Miners’ Fortnight: Sea, Sand and Coal Dust Family activities for children of all ages, including Punch & Judy, storytelling and craft activities.

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Come along to help us celebrate our 30th Anniversary at this funfilled day. With music, competitions, demonstrations and workshops, you’ll find something to entertain all ages and we’ll help you get into the party spirit!

Exhibition Until August

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

Not to be missed is our ever popular Autumn Lecture Series in October and November, with guest speakers and free entry. Check out our website or look out for the next edition of What’s On for further details.

Families

Hands on. All events are free but a small charge will apply

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Experience the sights, sounds, smells and atmosphere of an authentic coal mine. Take the underground tour with a real miner, experience the virtual tour, visit the Pithead Baths exhibition and explore the many original colliery buildings. Opening times Daily 9.30am – 5pm, Underground tours 10am – 3.30pm This year we’re celebrating our 30th Anniversary as a tourist attraction. Since opening in 1983, we’ve welcomed over 3.5 million visitors and would like you to join us in celebrating with a variety of special events throughout the year. For more details of our full events programme, and to sign-up for our e-newsletter, visit www.museumwales.ac.uk Big Pit: National Coal Museum Blaenafon, Torfaen NP4 9XP Phone: (029) 2057 3650 or 0300 111 2 333 (charged at local rate) Details correct at time of printing. Please contact us before making a special journey.

to some workshops and activities.

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Big Pit: National Coal Museum www.museumwales.ac.uk 0300 111 2 333

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Sat 27 July, 11am – 4pm

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Big Pit: National Coal Museum What's On July - September 2013